Employ a Level 2 Sports Activator Apprenticeship

A Level 2 Sports Apprenticeship offers opportunities for 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 Sport Activator Coach will underpin occupations such as an Activator, Sports Coach, Activity Leader. Working in a sports setting to develop the ability to plan, deliver, evaluate and reflect on the delivery of sport and activity opportunities within their work and the course material.

The experience gained throughout our experience will prepare apprenticeship for their next step after the course. Giving them a great education and an even better understanding of the field they are working towards entering.


Recruit a Sports Activator apprentice to work in your school four days a week, with one day a week spent completing the Level 2 qualification with the apprentice tutors.

Duration of apprenticeship:13 months

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Roles and responsibilities:

Enhance the reputation of your school by demonstrating your investment in local talent. Apprentices can support with PE lessons, assessment and School Games Mark applications.

Apprentices can create additional capacity within your staff team to deliver more physical activity in and out of the curriculum.

Gives you the potential to offer wrap around care. Compliment your team and increase pupil engagement.

Support your school at events, trips, residentials, and intervention groups both in and out of PE lessons. Offer more opportunity for children to meet the 60 minutes per day of physical activity target.


Attract the best candidate: Choose from a selection of young people to meet the needs of your school. Employ your apprentice and pay your apprentice the apprenticeship wage.

Mentor: Assign a member of staff in your school to develop the apprentice.

Training: Allow your apprentice to complete the L2 apprenticeship and attend training at a DN Colleges Group site.

Nurture: Train a young person and see them upskill your existing staff, raise morale and improve productivity.

Make the apprentice part of your team: Put the apprentice at the heart of your workforce.

Do you already have staff members who would benefit from this professional qualification?

Ideal for Teaching Assistants and other school-based support staff already working in a Physical Education and school sport setting.

Enable them to further their professional development and gain an additional
professional qualification within the delivery of PE and school sport.

Specifically designed to provide a greater understanding of programmes of study for PE, the national curriculum and the environment in which they currently operate.

To enquire about the level 2 apprenticeships please contact either AdamM@activefusion.org.uk / apprenticeships@activefusion.org.uk