Coach Core

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Glasgow Sport Modern Apprenticeship Programme

Glasgow Sport Modern Apprenticeship Programme

Coach Core is a full-time, year-long modern apprenticeship programme for young people living in Glasgow, aged 16 – 21 year old who are not in education, training or employment.
Since launching in 2013 in partnership with The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry, Coach Core graduates (80 in total) have made positive progressions into employment and/ or further education.

What's involved?

  • Coach Core apprentices work a 30 hour a week contract.
  • Coach Core apprentices throughout the year work through a Modern Apprenticeship Qualification in Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing, working specifically towards a SVQ Level 2 in Sports Coaching.
  • They gain on the job training which allows apprentices to achieve:
  • Bespoke training that matches the criteria required by employers within the sports industry
  • 1-2-1 Assessing and Mentoring from professionals within the sports industry
  • Develop personal qualities and core skills
  • Develop personal qualities such as leadership, confidence and responsibility.
  • Practical experience of working in the industry at sports event, in schools, in clubs and coaching within sports venues.
  • An opportunity to meet new people of a similar age, have fun, become a role model and give something back to the community.

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  • Live within the Glasgow City Council boundary or have a Clyde Gateway postcode
  • Not already in further education, employment or training.
  • Be aged 16 – 21 years old on initial application.
  • Be nominated by someone who can provide information for you in a learning / working / voluntary setting. 
  • Demonstrate an enthusiasm for sport. 

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