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Sport - Activity Leadership and Coaching - Apprenticeship (Intermediate) - Level 2 at College of West Anglia

Course description

This Intermediate Apprenticeship enables you to lead activity and coaching sessions at schools and sports clubs at a basic level. It is recommended to also undertake National Governing Body of Sport, specific coaching awards separately. In this apprenticeship you will learn to plan sessions, deliver sessions, review sessions and take account of health and safety and participants needs as well as setting up and maintaining equipment and marketing to developing sports. The apprenticeship is made up of various components including a portfolio to demonstrate evidence of competence in the role, practical assessments of performance and some exams. For those who do not have GCSE grade E English and Maths you will also get the opportunity to undertake these subjects as a functional skill. At the end of the Apprenticeship you can progress to an Advanced Apprenticeship in Sport Development or Supporting PE and School Sport.

Entry requirements

An interview is required. You will be assessed for your potential to achieve the apprenticeship. The assessment will depend upon the level and range of activities you will be undertaking in the workplace. You may need to undergo an initial assessment of your English and maths skills in which you are required to be working at/towards, at least, Level 2 in English and Maths. Preferably, applicants will hold GCSE grade C or equivalent in English and Maths. At the start of your apprenticeship you will need to be employed by a suitable and appropriate employer for at least 30 hours a week. You will also need to have been a resident in the EU for at least 3 years, not have a level 4 or higher qualification and not be on any other government funded training programme. Commitment and motivation are also necessary to complete the course.


The competence and knowledge qualifications will be delivered in the workplace, using an electronic portfolio of evidence, observations, statements and question & answer sessions. Functional Skills will be delivered in localised training hubs in order to prepare learners for examinations unless they are exempt. Employment Rights and Responsibilities will be assessed by completion of a portfolio qualification in the workplace.. Personal Learning and Thinking Skills will be embedded within the mandatory units of the NVQ.

Financial information

If you are under 19 on 31st August in the year you begin your programme, you will not have to pay a course fee; however, there may be additional resources fees and fees for materials, kits and trips. Please visit our website for full details.

Further information

Please visit the CWA website for further information.

How to apply

You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

Last updated date: 04 October 2017
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