What is an Apprenticeship?
An apprenticeship combines paid, on-the-job training with some accompanying study. It is a genuine job from Day 1and a good way to be certain you are building skills that will be valuable in the “real world”.

Why Choose Coach Core
- Earn while you learn
- Gain a Level 2 Community Activator Coach Apprenticeship Qualification
- Practical experience of working in the sports industry, through curriculum and afterschool coaching, community activation, youth provision and sporting events, amongst others.
- The opportunity to learn and share best practice with other young people, become a role model and give something back to your community.
- The opportunity to attend exciting events and training, through other employers, linked partners and the Active Partnership.

How long does the apprenticeship last?
Successful applicants will be based full time with one employer (for between 15-18 months).

What Employers are involved in the programme?

Employers are specifically chosen based on their passion and willingness to support young people. The following employers are currently confirmed for the Coach Core Birmingham programme:

  • Aston Villa Foundation
  • Birmingham City FC Community Trust
  • Round House Birmingham
  • Sporting Your Futures
  • Sport Birmingham
  • Woodthorpe Junior & Infant School
  • Core Academy


How to get involved?
For more information or to apply for the apprenticeship, please click here.