Sports and leisure assistants, provide and maintain facilities for sporting and recreational activities and supervise their use, maintain the continuity of entertainment and social events, offer odds and accept bets on the result of sporting and other events and control gambling activities.
There are no formal academic entry requirements, although some employers may require GCSEs/S grades. A variety of vocational qualifications is available in Sports and Recreation and Leisure and Tourism.
Salaries for this occupation tend to start at £18,000 per annum and can progress up to £22,000 per annum.
There are currently 7,491 employed Sports & Leisure Assistants in the region.