Community Sports Coach Apprentice MK YOUTH SPORTS CIC

An exciting opportunity to develop coaching skills within the community has become available. We work with people of all ages, mainly children in a wide variety of settings, no two days will be the same. Not only will you develop coaching skills you will also learn basic business administration and planning, supported by experiences coaches.

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Closing date: 26 Jul 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 – Friday Various hours between 9AM – 8PM (This would be discussed during interview)

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Planning and developing engaging sessions
  • Speaking to the general public, forming relationships within our community café
  • Coaching a wide variety of sport (multi-sports, athletics, ball sports)
  • Running and developing engaging sessions within the community café
  • Creating bespoke documents
  • Helping manage junior staff
  • Responding to emails and helping manage social medias 
  • Attending meetings in community venues and various settings, learning to develop and maintain professional relations

The training you will be getting

Upon completion, the apprentice with gain a Community Activator Coach Standard Level 2.

All training will take place in business’ premises located in the community café, and also community settings.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Part time roles available upon completion including leadership roles.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-2 or A*-E) Essential

About the employer

MK Youth Sports CIC was set up in 2021 with a vision to offer services to families who are struggling with poverty, children and adults with additional needs and disabilities. With a personal experience with barriers to fitness, director of the company Samantha, decided to bring her knowledge of athletics to the local community. Today, the company has grown and expanded across several areas of Chester Le Street & Durham. MK Youth continues to grow and develop new exciting sports and activities, as well as performing arts subjects being added to our provisions. We are a supportive, caring and welcoming company, who are passionate about providing the best possible activities across our communities.




98 Front Street

Chester Le Street


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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

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