Sports and fitness merchant (IHK)



28.08.2023    Start guarantee!

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Full time


36 months incl. internship

I'm interested     Call: 030 3904810

Course description

The training content is based on the IHK training framework plan for the profession of sports and fitness merchant .

Topics of the inter-occupational learning field:

  • Communication and presentation
  • Time and work organization
  • Business and legal studies
  • MS Office applications
  • Commercial calculation
  • Business processes
  • Order processing
  • Marketing
  • Financial accounting
  • Cost and performance accounting
  • Commercial software
  • Personnel management
  • Tax and social law, remuneration
  • Financing and investment

Topics of the job-specific learning field:

  • Organization and structures in sports
  • Marketing
  • Specialized law
  • Special financing
  • Sports facilities and sports equipment
  • Design, structure of services
  • Project management
  • Organization of sports events
  • Member organization (Software: Magic Line)
  • Technical English
  • Prevention / Rehabilitation
  • Advanced accounting
  • Quality management
  • Event security
  • Trainer license B
  • Workplace health promotion

Additional qualifications (optional):

Within the training period, you can acquire additional IT certificates (including Microsoft) and language certificates (including KMK).

Why GPB College?

During your three years of school-based training at GPB College, our teachers will prepare you precisely for the requirements of the IHK examination. The ten-month internship and individual exam preparation are also an important part of this.

Application documents

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae in tabular form
  • Copy of diploma


In the 3rd year of training, you will complete a company internship lasting 10 months in a company of your choice. During this time, you can consolidate and deepen the knowledge you have acquired. A job coach and the career assistant are available to help you choose the right company and make the right application.


Intermediate school leaving certificate

Funding opportunities

Costs: 175 EUR per month (various financing models)

Support via BAföG possible. In the 2nd year of training, an educational loan from the KfW can be applied for. Further information is available at our information events.

Teaching Hours

Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:45 (deviations possible)


Sports and Fitness Management Assistant (IHK)