The Level 2 Community Activator Coach apprenticeship is aimed at coaches working in the community. This carefully designed training and work programme teaches a range of skills that lead to high quality and flexible community coaches.

Through this apprenticeship, learners will gain the knowledge to help them progress on to community jobs and sports coaching jobs.

The Level 2 Community Activator Coach standard is an apprenticeship where the apprentice will work in a coaching or activity leadership role for an organisation that deliver in the community.

The Community Activator Coach apprenticeship is a perfect option for apprentices that are interested in a sports apprenticeship or a teaching apprenticeship.

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 Community Activator Coach will underpin occupations such as an Activator, Sports Coach, Activity Leader, Community Worker or Outreach Officer. These roles are predominantly employed by sport for social change charities; organisations that operate in the sport and physical activity sector; local authorities; sports clubs; leisure centres; youth work agencies; housing associations and outdoor education centres and are deployed to primarily work with inactive groups of people.


You will gain:

  • An ability to plan, deliver, evaluate and reflect on delivery of sport and activity opportunities within a local community, predominantly for inactive customers from different sections of society

  • The ability to work in partnership with, amongst others, local sports clubs, youth work settings, community centres, educational institutions and public service personnel, to deliver engaging and sustainable opportunities for people to come together and get active

  • An understanding of how to modify behaviour and style and use customer insight to tailor activities that appeal to different audiences from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

  • A range of tools and techniques that are needed to offer different sports and activities in different environments. This includes both formal and informal activities.

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