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Level 4 Sport Coach Apprentice EPIC PARTNERS

Epic Partners are looking an Apprentice to support and lead, in the delivery of enjoyable, progressive, and safe programmes of activities, in adherence with Epic Partners requirements, helping to maximise the positive impact of each session’s delivery and its projected outcomes. Support in the development of young people into the role of mentors.

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Closing date: 19 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Holiday Entitlement - 28 days

    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    Part time, 25 hours per week, evening and weekend work will be required. Between the following hours Monday to Friday 8.30 - 17.00

    Total hours per week: 25.0

  • Expected duration

    21 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Aug 2022

  • Date posted

    14 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

· Influence key stakeholders in the sporting context through own coaching philosophy and professional practice

· Enhance coaching competencies and inter-intra-personal skills through continued professional development and self-awareness skills training

· Develop transformational coaching strategies and tactics that consider sector, sport, organisation and participants unique needs

· Comply with legal, ethical, effective and efficient coaching systems that align to the organisational vision strategies, policies and processes

· Promote the value of the coaching team considering workforce structures and scopes including support staff, coaches, coaching assistants, and volunteers

· Facilitate the development of the coaching team through due diligence, inductions, development and performance monitoring

· Deliver effective coaching services through industry support networks and a collaborative, cohesive and competent coaching team

· Design high quality curriculum that considers participants’ unique profiles, promotes ownership and informs micro, meso and macro plans as relevant to the sporting context

· Design and deliver progressive programmes and select coaching pedagogies that maximise engagement, whole child/person development and accelerates sustainable skill acquisition

· Deliver safe and effective coaching support to participants in practice, at events or competitions and influences learning and skill transfer across situations

· Embrace each participants uniqueness, their rights and advocates fairness, equality and diversity within the coaching environment

· Promote holistic wellbeing to control/contain stressors experienced by participants in their own context and environment

· Facilitate participant development by applying learning theory and skill acquisition techniques relevant to participants needs, sport specific demands and context

· Facilitate participant development and skill acquisition through positive learning environments and behaviour management strategies

· Facilitate participant development and skill acquisition through technological advancements and wider industry support mechanisms

· Measure the impact of the coaching strategies though analysis of participant, coach, coaching team and organisational perception and performance data

Carry out any other reasonable duties within the overall function, commensurate with the level of responsibility of the post.

DEVELOPMENT & TRAINING: To respond positively to new and alternative systems, undertaking training and development activities as identified. HEALTH & SAFETY: To comply with relevant health & safety legislation, policies and procedures in the performance of the duties and responsibilities of the post.

EQUALITY & DIVERSITY: To support, promote & comply with the Company’s Equality & Diversity policies in the performance of the duties and responsibilities of the post.

CONFIDENTIALITY & DATA PROTECTION: The Company requires all staff to maintain a high standard of confidentiality, and any disclosure of information outside the proper and recognised course of duty will be treated as a serious disciplinary offence. All staff are also subject to the Data Protection Act.



What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Sport Coach Level 4 Standard

Functional Skills level 2 if required

Please click on the link above for more information regarding End Point Assessment.

Day release delivered once a week at our Basford site

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential opportunity for a permanent role within the company following successful completion of the apprenticeship.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Patience


GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential
BTEC or equivalent Sports (Grade A*-C/ 9-4) Essential

Things to consider

Personal Qualities: You will be hardworking, extremely organised, with meticulous attention to detail and excellent communication skills. The role will be wide ranging and the ability to prioritise workload and remain calm under pressure is essential!

About the employer

Epic is a small team of specialists that possess a diverse set of skills, ranging from sports programme facilitation to English and IT teaching. Our staff are drawn from a variety of backgrounds, but we have one common purpose, to enrich the lives of the communities that we serve. We offer physical activity packages to schools that includes lunchtime activities, after-school clubs and P.E lessons as well as pastoral services to help support the learning and emotional resilience of pupils. We run multiple community events and activities weekly and during the school holidays at various locations around St Ann’s and Sneinton. We care about our local community and want those who take part in our activities and projects to have fun and to learn at the same time. We take care to design our programmes to achieve this goal. We strive to ensure that what we offer is open and accessible to everyone. We set ourselves high standards and continually look to improve and acquire the necessary skills to ensure that we deliver quality programmes.







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Training provider



Kaira McGregor

Apprenticeship standard

Sports coach

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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