Apprenticeships in coaching

Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Coaching

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Jo Mortimer, Apprenticeship Programme Manager, PGL

“Anyone looking to offer functional skills as part of an apprenticeship should look no further than 1st4sport Qualifications. Specifically developed for the sector, it makes them the perfect qualifications to offer our learners.”

Mark Leigh, Director, Essential Sports Training Ltd


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The Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Coaching is designed for those individuals who wish to create a solid foundation allowing them to follow a career in coach sport. The sport that has created qualifications within this framework is Tennis, who see the new framework supporting coaches who are employed within a community and/or club setting. These specialist frameworks have been designed to support Tennis in developing professional competent coaches.

To find out what qualifications you can deliver as a part of this Apprenticeship, click on each component of the graphic below to reveal the relevant 1st4sport qualification.

Qualifications that can be Delivered as Part of this Apprenticeship

Competence qualification Tennis Diploma

Learners must complete the following competency qualification to successfully achieve this apprenticeship:

1st4sport Level 2 Diploma in Coaching Tennis
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Knowledge qualification Tennis pathway

1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching Tennis
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Employee rights and responsibilities qualification

Learners must complete the following mandatory technical certificate in employment awareness to successfully achieve this apprenticeship:

1st4sport Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
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Functional skills qualifications

Learners must complete the following Functional Skills qualifications to successfully achieve this apprenticeship:

1st4sport Functional Skills Qualification in English at Level 1
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1st4sport Functional Skills Qualification in Maths at Level 1
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Additional employer requirements

To help support this pathway learners can choose to complete any of the additional qualifications from the list below:

  • Any 1st4sport Level 1 Award in Coaching or 1st4sport Level 2 Certificate in Coaching can be used for apprentices working on sites where they are responsible for delivering coaching sessions in a context of a specific sport.
  • Plus the following qualifications are accepted as part of the additional employer requirements:

How You Can Offer 1st4sport’s Qualifications

If you would like to offer this qualification, please contact [email protected]

1st4sport is constantly developing new qualifications that are being added to apprenticeship frameworks. Keep checking this page for details.