From gymnast development to event coordination, you will be immersed in the dynamic world of sports and equipped with the experience and knowledge to thrive in this exciting field.   As a community based club you will also have the opportunity to develop your management and business skills.

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Closing date: 07 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    Reviewed on completion of the first year

  • Working week

    5 days including either Saturday or Sunday. Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    24 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

What you will do in your working day

From gymnast development to event coordination, you will be immersed in the dynamic world of sports and equipped with the experience and knowledge to thrive in this exciting field.  

  • Gain qualifications and develop coaching skills
  • Coach as part of a team across multiple coaching programs
  • Evaluate gymnast’s performance and provide feedback for improvement
  • Monitor progress and develop strategies for adjustment
  • Organise events including, competitions, trials classes and viewing weeks and communicating with parents

The training you will be getting

  • Level 4 Apprenticeship Standard qualification-  Sports Coach
  • Level 4 Sports Coach - Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • We are looking for apprentices who wish to develop their careers in the sports industry.  These opportunities include full and part time coaching and managerial roles within the company.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Creative, Initiative, Physical fitness, Proactive, Reflective, Conscientious


GCSE or equivalent GCSE's inc English & maths (Grade 9 to 4 (A* to C)) Essential
Other Gymnastics coaching qualification (Grade Level 1) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits of an apprenticeship with NELGC: We offer candidates above the average apprenticeship salary. Generous paid holiday allowance for candidates of 8 weeks per year. Fully mentored support throughout. Uniform Included. Access to tablet/pc. Company Pension Scheme.

About the employer

North East London Gymnastics Club is an established charitable club which runs from a dedicated facilities set in the London Borough of Hackney. The club caters for approximately 500 gymnasts each week including Pre-School, GFA, Floor and Vault, Women’s Artistic and Display Teams. We serve a diverse local community and this is reflected in our members. We have been in our current location for more than 15 years and seek to engage a love of gymnastics for all. Our aim is that all of our members have the opportunity to develop their skills at their own pace, nurtured and encouraged by our team.






N16 8QY


Tracy Hill

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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

Sports coach

Level 4 (Higher national Certificate)

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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