Leading and coaching fun, inclusive and engaging activities that help people of all ages to change their behaviour and adopt and maintain a physically active lifestyle.
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.
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.
English and Maths – Apprentices without level 1 English and Maths will need to achieve this level and take the test for level 2 English and maths prior to the end point assessment.
A coaching qualification and work experience
Three GCSEs at grade C/4 or above (minimum grade D/3 in English and maths or Level 1 equivalent)
A current enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) certificate
You will need to find an employer to employ you as an apprentice. Please see our Apprenticeship vacancies. https://www.barnsley.ac.uk/our-departments/apprenticeships/apprenticeship-vacancies/)
Successful completers will be able to move into leadership or management roles within the Sector which may be aligned to an Apprenticeship at higher level. This progression will involve leading teams of people; acting as a mentor for staff; or specialising with the delivery of sporting and physical activity programmes to certain populations or communities.
Professional recognition: On successful completion of the Standard, all Apprentices will be automatically given CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) at Associate Membership level.