PE and School Sports Apprenticeships

Enjoy sport and working with young people?

Want to gain Valuable vocational experience within School and Community based settings?

Sporting Futures PE and School Sport Apprenticeship Programme could be for you.

Working in School and School Sport Partnerships all over England our apprentices are enrolled onto a programme that involves 20% Off the job Training to support and develop knowledge, skills and behaviours to equip our Apprentices to undertake their role within school.

Year 1 – Activity Leader or Community Activator - Coach


  • Delivery of PE and School Sport
  • Aiding PE Teachers during lessons
  • Helping within the classroom
  • Delivering warm- ups and small groups within PE Lessons.
  • Delivering health related activities in school setting.
  • Organisation and Delivery of School Sport Competition – within school and the community.

Once an Apprentice you will be linked with the wider agenda of PE and School Sport through linking with National Governing Bodies, County Sports Partnerships and the Youth Sport Trust. Pathways will be created to help you gain experiences and opportunities to further your development and sporting career paths.

If you enjoy sport and working with young people and would like to gain valuable experience working within both a school and community setting, then this could be for you.
We currently have 230 Apprentices within our schools in Stevenage across Hertfordshire, London, Durham, Liverpool, Birmingham, Stafford

Our apprentices are based within schools and work 30 hrs a week with training being delivered within their Hub-site setting with the Apprentices Lead Tutors and as with all apprenticeships have 20% off the job training.
The role involves working within a school setting and supporting the delivery of Physical Education and school sport.
The wider community role involves working within the local PE and school sports network to deliver competition for all the schools within the area.
It is an interesting, varied position that gives the valuable opportunities of gaining experience in working with young people, working with colleagues in a school setting and with key community partners in sport.

You will find out about school- based career pathways and sporting career paths that are available and the hope would be that this apprenticeship will lead you onto your next step on the sporting ladder.

Advanced Apprenticeship – Year 2

The second year Advanced Apprenticeship is available to develop youngsters into PE and School Sports Teaching Assistants. They follow the Level 3 Diploma in supporting the delivery of PE and School Sport or the Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship with a PE Focus.

  • Take on more responsibility within School setting
  • Greater supporting role in PE Sessions
  • Delivering Extra Curricular Groups and clubs
  • Liaising with SGO’s to help organise Festivals and Competitions
  • Greater emphasis of supporting in a classroom based setting to develop your knowledge, skills and behaviours.

At the end of this second year depending upon existing academic qualifications gained by the individual the potential progression routes are 

Employed within school as a Teaching Assistant, Foundation Degree in learning and teaching with a potential pathway into Teaching, sports coaching, sports development, further education, public services, police force, sports development