Sport

Sport: Community Activator Coach Level 2 Apprenticeship

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

You can start an Apprenticeship at any point during the year and will take 14 to 18 months to complete.

Entry requirements
You will achieve

Level 2 Community Activator Coach.

Last updated: 11th June 2018

Course overview

The Level 2 Community Activator Coach will underpin occupations such as an Activator, Sports Coach, Activity Leader, Community Worker or Outreach Officer. These roles are predominantly employed by sport for social change charities; organisations that operate in the sport and physical activity sector; local authorities; sports clubs; leisure centres; youth work agencies; housing associations and outdoor education centres and are deployed to primarily work with inactive groups of people.

Course content

You will gain:

  • An ability to plan, deliver, evaluate and reflect on delivery of sport and activity opportunities within a local community, predominantly for inactive customers from different sections of society
  • The ability to work in partnership with, amongst others, local sports clubs, youth work settings, community centres, educational institutions and public service personnel, to deliver engaging and sustainable opportunities for people to come together and get active
  • An understanding of how to modify behaviour and style and use customer insight to tailor activities that appeal to different audiences from diverse cultures and backgrounds.
  • A range of tools and techniques that are needed to offer different sports and activities in different environments. This includes both formal and informal activities.

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed by:

  • Practical coaching observations
  • Presentation with question and answers
  • Panel interview

What equipment will I need?

All equipment will be provided.

Where will I study?

You will study within the workplace and attend classes at Barnsley College, Honeywell Sports Centre, Honeywell Lane, Barnsley S75 1BP.

What can I do next?

Successful completers will be able to move into leadership or management roles within the sport sector which may be aligned to an apprenticeship at higher level.

How much does the course cost?

There is no cost to being an apprentice. All costs associated with your apprenticeship, including the cost of training and your salary, will be paid by your employer.

Extra information

Contact the Apprenticeship Team

For further information please contact the team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email: info@barnsley.ac.uk

 

 

Want to join Barnsley Sports Academy and the Sports Village?

Barnsley College has a range of sports opportunities for all students to take part in, gain professional training and compete nationally and internationally. We also have a state-of-the-art fitness village, Honeywell Sports Village where students can make use of our fitness suite, spinning studio and classes for competitive rates. You don’t have to be studying sport to get involved in the Sports Academy.

Additional Learning Support

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

English and Maths

Having good English and maths qualifications are important for most careers and we want to give you the help you need to succeed.

If you are aged 16 – 19 and don’t already have a grade C/4 or above in GCSE English and maths they will automatically be included in your study programme. If you want to work towards higher grades in English and maths or a higher level maths qualification we can help you do that too.

If you need any further information, please contact the Info Team.

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Disclaimer

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Sport: Community Activator Coach Level 2 Apprenticeship