If you love sports and want to help young people develop their skills then sports apprenticeship could be for you.

As a coach or activity leader you will be learn how to plan and deliver sessions that will be fun and inspiring to participants.

Potential Job Titles

  • Sports Coach
  • Activity Leader
  • Assistant Sport Development Officer
  • Activity Development Worker
  • Sports Leader

Potential Duties

  • Plan fun, engaging coaching activities, sessions and programmes in a safe environment
  • Give feedback on performance and help to improve technique
  • Work with young people, schools, and community groups and sports organisations to promote the sport.
  • Design basic training programmes
  • Work on developing more advanced techniques and tactics
  • Develop players into effective teams
  • Support performers at events and competitions
  • Maintain records of performance
  • Give advice on how lifestyle choices can affect performance.
  • Design training programmes
  • Monitor the physical condition and mental attitude of the people you coach
  • Help your performers do their very best in competitions

Qualification Gained

  • Level 2 NVQ in Activity Leadership
  • Level 3 Diploma in Specialist Support for Teaching and Learning in Schools (If primarily school based)