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Careers Resources and Links

Practical advice and links to careers servics

We are always happy to chat with you, help you write a good CV or prepare for your interview. There are lots of other useful job hunting and careers resources out there too, in addition to all our Careers and Job Hunting help, advice and Career and Job profiles.

The National Careers Service

Provides information, advice and guidance to help you make decisions on learning, training and work opportunities. The service offers confidential and impartial advice. This is supported by qualified careers advisers.

We recommend - The National Careers Service – “Getting an Action Plan”.


With over 300 providers and over 100,000 higher education courses across the UK, UCAS provide application services across a range of subject areas and modes of study for UK higher education providers – for Under Graduate and Post-Graduate courses including PGCEs

UCAS can help you decide where to study a Sport, Sport Science, Physical Education or Health and Fitness course, as well as advice on planning your future, your career or study route.

UCAS Teacher Training - to apply for both Undergraduate, Postgraduate eg PGCE (GTTR) and School Centered Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) courses.  The NEW application process as from 21 Nov 2013.

PE Teaching

The Department of Education (DfE):

The UK Department of Education’s “Get into Teaching.

UCAS Teacher Training – to apply for both Undergraduate, Postgraduate eg PGCE (GTTR) and School Centered Initial Teacher Training (SCITT) courses.  The NEW application process as from 21 Nov 2013.

Teacher Assistant Training body and courses:

The Association for Physical Education (afPE):

National Union of Teachers (NUT):

NARIC UK  The UK’s official information provider for comparability qualifications:

Teacher training routes for both graduate and non-graduate Service leavers: Troops into Teaching

Salary and pay information for PE Teachers working in the UK - on Temporary or Permanent contracts through PE Recruitment

Sports Coaching

Sports Coach UK -

 Sports Coach UK – “Get Involved”.

Training and Fitness

Skills Active is licensed as the Sector Skills Council for Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being, helping individuals find career advice, access information on areas such as sport apprenticeships, fitness instructor training and finding practical degrees, producing employable graduates:

We recommend – Skills Active’s Training Course finder.

REPs –  Register of Exercise Professionals


Prospects –  National Careers and Recruitment Website for Graduates and Students

We recommend – Employment Sectors to select – Hospitality, Tourism and Sport and Education

Disclaimer:- Please note that all information given within our website is given in good faith, but PE Recruitment is not responsible for the content of external sites and we would always suggest that you find out as much information as possible before committing to any course or career path as information, qualifications, funding, requirements, pay rates, vetting etc continually change and we cannot be held responsible for any content or links given.