Sports Coach Apprenticeship Sport2day

Sport2day offers fantastic opportunities for enthusiastic, talented people to build a career in sport. Successful candidates will deliver sport & physical activities to children through to adults, both in school and community settings. You will receive support from other coaches as well as additional qualifications from national governing bodies.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 31 Dec 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Performance based bonuses and travel expenses. The annual wage will be discussed in full at interview stage as it will be dependent on qualifications and experience.

    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

    Monday - Friday typically between school hours 9:00 am - 4:30 pm. Occasional evening or weekend sessions to be agreed with the apprentice.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    03 Jan 2024

  • Date posted

    13 Nov 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Main activities, duties and responsibilities:

  • Assist the delivery of our coaching program in schools
  • To plan and deliver sessions in accordance with the session's plans
  • To identify and meet the needs of the participants
  • To maintain discipline and safety during sessions
  • To complete the appropriate evaluation and feedback forms including attendance registers and assessment sheets
  • Attend and complete coaching courses
  • Assist with the co-ordination of children’s holiday activities

The training you will be getting

The program will consist of online learning, webinars, practical workshops and workplace visits from a tutor.

On completion you will achieve a level 2 Community Activator Coach qualification. As well as;

  • Opportunities to gain National Governing Body Coaching Awards
  • Functional Skills in maths and English Level 2 (if required)
  • Opportunities to attend additional qualifications (such as first aid etc.)

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Full-time position with Sport2day
  • Further apprentice training level 3 or 4
  • Progression to subject leader or area manager positions

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness, Passion for sport, Self motivated, Punctuality


GCSE or equivalent English & Maths (Grade Grade C/4 or above) Desired
Other Sports coaching qualification (Grade Level 2) Desired

Things to consider

Travelling between different school locations will be required as part of this role. The ideal candidate would have access to own transport. Uniform will be provided and must be worn at all times. The successful candidate must be willing to work some evenings and weekends. The post holder will require an Enhanced DBS Check.

About the employer

Sport2day are a sports coaching company working in South Lincs, North Cambs and Peterborough areas. Working with local schools and community groups to provide opportunities for young people to take part in fun, safe and engaging sporting activities.




Various schools and venues across

South Lincolnshire and

North Cambridgeshire

PE12 8QA



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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Community activator coach

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Dec 2023