Cambridge United Foundation- Sports Coach Apprentice Cambridge United Foundation

If you are passionate about football then this is the position for you. Working within the Football in the Community Team at Cambridge Utd Foundation. This offers a varied position that gives the valuable opportunities of gaining experience through working with young people, colleagues, and key community partners in sport.

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

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Closing date: 30 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Discussed at Interview

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    12 Mar 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

The role involves:

  • Working within a football community setting and supporting the delivery of community sport with two particular focuses
  • School Sport. Delivering a wide range of Sports lessons and extra-curricular sport sessions in local primary schools
  • Community Youth Engagement. Engaging with hundreds of 8-18 year old’s through, turn up & play football sessions as well as a wide range of other constructive activities
  • The sessions, within areas of deprivation in Cambridge, are aimed at creating welcoming environments for young people to aspire to fulfil their potential
  • The wider community role involves working within the local networks to deliver and support coaching within and across partner community settings and schools

The training you will be getting

Level 2 Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Standard, which includes:

  • Safeguarding Level 1
  • Prevent Duty
  • Level 1/2 functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA)
  • Training location to be confirmed 


What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Apprenticeship
  • Level 4 Community Sports Coach
  • Teaching Assistant with PE Focus in school setting
  • PE Teacher – following higher education routes

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Organisation skills, Team working, Initiative


GCSE or equivalent MATHS AND ENGLISH (Grade GCSEs at grades A*-C/9-4 (or) Desired

About the employer

Cambridge United Foundation is the charitable arm of Cambridge United Football Club. We use the power of sport and the brand of Cambridge United FC to empower our community and change lives.


Cambridge United Foundation


Abbey Stadium

Newmarket Road



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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


Adam Baker

01438 791046

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

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

Apply now

Closing date: 30 Jun 2024