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Funding Opportunity
03 September 2021
Sport Stevenage

ReTrain to Retain – the skills, funding and support programme for sport and physical activity in England – opens for applications today.


ReTrain to Retain as been designed to support up to 50,000 sports coaches, volunteers, fitness professionals and group exercise instructors to return to, or remain working in, the sector as it continues to recover from the pandemic.

It will also provide additional skills, funding, and support for up to 5,000 self-employed professionals and micro-businesses and will work with up to 500 sector employers to address skills shortages and fund essential training. 

Eligible job roles

Retrain to Retain is designed to help everyone working in sport and physical activity. Here's who we are focusing our support on:

·         Assistant Swimming Teacher

·         Entry Manager

·         Fitness Instructor

·         General Manager

·         Group Exercise Instructor

·         Lifeguard

·         Personal Trainer

·         Pilates Instructor

·         Pool Plant Operative

·         Recreation Assistant

·         Senior Manager

·         Sports Coach

·         Sports Coaching Assistant

·         Strength and Conditioning Trainer or Coach

·         Swimming Teacher

·         Yoga Instructor

Find out more