Schools Sports Coach – Learner


This apprenticeship is for…

…those who wish to design and deliver sports coaching programmes within a school environment.  


A School Sports Coach designs and delivers coaching programmes that focus on the acceleration of sustainable
mastery of children’s psychomotor skills and wider physical education standards.
School Sports Coaches profile children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development needs.

Key information

Level: 4

Duration: 18 Months

This standard is ideal for

New Hires
Aspiring staff in the other Roles
Existing Staff

Desired qualities prior to enrolment

• Positive attitude

• Passion for sport and physical activity

• Desire to motivate your community

• Engaging personality and good communicator

Example knowledge, skills and behaviours

• How to initiate meaningful behaviour change based on utilising a strength and asset-based approach. 

• How to plan programmes of engaging and innovative  activities using sport and physical activity. 

• Understanding the importance of physical activity and healthy lifestyles 

• The fundamental principles of safeguarding, child protection and working with vulnerable adults. 

• Supporting people within target communities to become involved in the preparation, planning and delivery of sport and active lifestyles. 


“I have learned so many new skills and gained so much experience and knowledge from my apprenticeship with Educationwise Academy. My tutor Duncan has played a massive role in supporting me.”

Abdul Mowoevvv  – L2 Community Activator Coach

“A great range of courses available that fit the needs of our business, and the growth and development of it. Knowledgeable tutors with a solid background in the courses they lead, sharing of practical examples with learner’s enabling them to develop understanding further.”- Nick Eccles, SB Sports.”

Nick Eccles – SB Sports

“Having that link between the business and the education helped so much. I have learnt a lot especially once I had the hang of what was expected and how to get work to assist in managing my time and not being overloaded.”

Lauren F – CSHO Apprentice