Community activator coach

Community activator coach

“A community activator coach leads and coaches fun, inclusive and engaging activities that help people of all ages to change their behaviour and adopt and maintain a physically active lifestyle”

The community activator coach, in the role of activator, sports coach, activity leader, community worker or outreach officer, will primarily work with inactive groups of people, most commonly at sport for social change charities, small- and medium-sized entities operating in the sport and physical activity sector, local authorities, sports clubs, leisure centres, youth work agencies, housing associations and outdoor education centres. In the apprenticeship, you’ll learn to promote, deliver and coach fun, inclusive and engaging activities that help whole communities to change their behaviour, adopt and keep to a physically active lifestyle. The role is a flexible one and you can expect to work varied and unsociable hours, including evenings, weekends and school holidays.

Duration: 18 months

Relevant school subjects: PE

Entry requirements: Depend on employer, but likely GCSEs or equivalent

Achievement upon completion: Level 2 (Intermediate)—equivalent to GCSEs

Potential salary upon completion: £25,000 per annum

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