Level 2 Community Activator Coach Standard Apprenticeship WALSALL FOOTBALL IN THE COMMUNITY

The Apprentice will be responsible for assisting the qualified Football Coaches + PE Specialists in planning, preparation and delivery of high quality sessions.

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Closing date: 14 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    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 to Saturday, including evening and weekend work.

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    25 Apr 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Assisting the planning, preparation and delivery of high quality Football, PE and sport provision to children and young people in an education and community environment.
  • Although the main coaching area will be Football, all candidates must be comfortable with delivering a variety of different sports and developing into a PE Specialist.
  • The apprentice will also have administrative responsibilities.

The training you will be getting

  • Level 2 Community Activator Coach Standard qualification
  • Highfield Functional Skills Level 2 in Maths and English (if necessary)
  • Bespoke training programme that meets the standard criteria and is suitable to the employer and the requirements for the role
  • Training method and location to be confirmed

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • To gain full time employment at Walsall FC Foundation

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Motivate participants, Effective communication, Team work skills, Create progressive environment, use time effectively, Use time efficiently, Observe and analyse, Plan and evaluate sessions


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Mathematics (Grade 4 or above) Desired

About the employer

Walsall FC Foundation offers a variety of Health, Education, Social Inclusion, Football and Sporting Activities. Established in 1989, WFCF has built a reputation for quality and reliability. We offer a broad range of sport and physical activity services to schools in the Walsall Borough. Improving the quality of our delivery is at the heart of all development work at WFCF. Our drive is to make all the session we deliver of a good standard, whilst encouraging all staff to use their creativity to construct inspiring, engaging and challenging activity sessions for pupils.








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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


Paul Larvin



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

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