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Combining employment and education, an apprenticeship can both kickstart and develop your career.

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Apprenticeships are a great way to further your education by combining practical sector specific training alongside studying for a nationally recognised qualification. The majority of the apprenticeship is spent doing on-the-job training whilst the remainder is protected study time allowing you to work towards achieving your qualification.

As an apprentice at ActiveMe 360 you will be actively involved within the business learning new skills from day one. Working alongside our team, all of which have a wealth of experience and knowledge, they will be there to support you on every step of your journey.

The qualification you will study as an apprentice at ActiveMe 360 is the Level 4 Sports Coach qualification, this is a nationally recognised qualification. You will also complete a number of other professional qualifications including paediatric first aid and safeguarding children.


Apprenticeships are a government funded training programme. All course fees will be covered and as the apprentice you will not pay a penny towards your training, in fact, you will be paid a competitive starting salary and receive company benefits as standard, including 29 days annual leave entitlement.


Earn while you learn

No course fees to consider, you are paid to work and study.

Receive a recognised qualification

The Level 4 Sports Coach qualification is Nationally Recognised.

Gain independence

Learning how to conduct yourself in a work environment and taking on responsibility.

Personalised support

We recognise that no two apprenticeship journeys are the same. You will receive a personalised support programme throughout the qualification helping you to completion.

Gain real work experience

80% of the apprenticeship is practical training, working alongside our qualified team, there’s no better way to kick start your journey into the sector.

Improve your employability

Demonstrate the skills for any prospective future employers, they will see you have been able to apply yourself to full time work and study.

Discover your potential

Develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours for working in the sector and support us in achieving our mission.

Start your career today

Our goal is for apprentices to graduate to full-time employment upon completion of the apprenticeship.

Make a difference

Work for a socially driven company working daily to improve peoples physical, mental and social wellbeing.

How it works

The Level 4 Sports Coach Apprenticeship is delivered over 18 months. Following a structured programme of blended learning, our tutors will delivery sessions that help to support you in developing knowledge, skills and behaviours required to complete your apprenticeship. The majority of the working week will be spent in school working alongside our education team. 20% of the week will be allocated to the theory session, allowing you to complete your study during work hours.

There will be regular progress reviews held with your tutor. They will set SMART targets which will help support keeping you on track to completing the qualification.

Once the apprenticeship programme is complete, there will be an opportunity to continue employment with ActiveMe 360 progressing into one of our school sport educator roles. Should we not have any school sport educator vacancies available upon completion, support will be given in signposting to other opportunities within the sector.

There is also the option to apply for university. However, it is important to weigh up your personal circumstances before applying to university as course fees will apply.


How much will I be paid as an apprentice?

Our salary banding for apprentices is between £8,468 - £13,734. You will receive regular progress reviews throughout the duration of your apprenticeship.

How do I become an apprentice?

There are no formal entry requirements, however GCSE English & Maths at Grade C/4 would be beneficial. We can support in helping you to achieve these grades by completing Level 2 Functional Skills.

What levels of apprenticeships are there?


  Level Equivalent education level
Intermediate 2 GCSE
Advanced 3 A level
Higher 4,5,6 and 7 Foundation degree and above
Degree 6 and 7 Batchelor’s or Master’s degree

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Level 4 School Sports Coach Standard

The Sports Coach apprentice has an important role to play in improving the health and wellbeing of children, families and communities by delivering fun, inclusive and engaging activities that help to bring about a change in physical activity habits.

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