New apprenticeships Community Activator Coach
This new level 2 apprenticeship standard is designed as a minimum 18 month programme and is for apprentices who wish to gain the skills, knowledge and behavioural competences required to work in a community activator coach role.
The Community Activator Coach Standard 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; SMEs who 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.
The community activator coach promotes, delivers and coaches fun, inclusive and engaging activities that help whole communities to change their behaviour, adopt and keep to a physically-active lifestyle. Community activator coaches are more than activity and sports leaders – they understand communities and customers.
In order to meet the apprenticeship standard apprentices will be required to hold or achieve a:
- minimum of Level 1 English and attempt Level 2 English
- minimum of Level 1 Maths and attempt Level 2 Maths.