Sports Coaching Apprenticeships in Surrey

Does working with the very best employers in the sport and physical activity sector, gaining top tuition, and earning a wage while you learn sounds good to you? It's time to turn your ambitions into a reality and set yourself on this exciting coaching path.

What We’re Looking For

  • Do you enjoy being physically active?
  • Are you an organiser, are you chatty and get on well with people?
  • Can you inspire, motivate, engage and support others to become more active?

Becoming a Coach Core apprentice is a chance to simultaneously earn money from working a real job, whilst also getting an education that will result in an industry-recognised qualification – launching your career.

No previous qualifications or work experience are required.

We are looking for several apprentices to join our Sussex programme, where we have available positions with the following employers:

Supreme Sport offers a wide range of fun and physically active sessions to primary schools in Surrey and surrounding areas.

Apply for an apprenticeship with Supreme Sport:

Pleiades Leisure is a UK based organisation specialising in the coaching, instructing and teaching of children of all abilities aged 4 to 16 in schools, health facilities and sports clubs with expert instruction in the areas of fitness, education and sport.


Apply for an apprenticeship with Pleiades Leisure:

In2Sport are a dedicated sports coaching company, that pride themselves on delivering a personalised, professional and enjoyable service. They put those we are coaching at the heart of what we do.

Apply for an apprenticeship with In2Sport:



YMCA East Surrey is a vibrant charity that has been actively supporting the local community since 1871. They help people to believe in themselves, support them to achieve their goals and inspire them to be the best they can be by providing services that focus on those who are vulnerable, have a disability or face disadvantages.

Apply for an apprenticeship with YMCA East Surrey:

Godalming Town Council provides a Youth Service, a new service for secondary school-aged young people in Godalming.

Godalming Youth Service develops youth work programmes for young people that are fun, supportive and led by their interests!

Apply for an apprenticeship with Godalming Town Council:


Specialist Youth Work supports those most at risk and or vulnerable children, young people (10-19 & up to 25 for those with SEND) and families, providing educational learning, life skills and new opportunities that enable them to reach their full potential.

Apply for an apprenticeship with Specialist Youth Work:

About the Role

Whilst the specifics of the job at each employer will be different,  there are some things that will stay the same. If you are successful with your application, your role will involve:

  • Helping to inspire your community to develop and lead a healthy, active lifestyle.
  • Shadowing experienced coaches and supporting existing sessions and activities.
  • Assisting with the planning and delivery of sessions, taking the lead with small groups as directed.
  • Assisting with the reporting of participant progress and development.
  • Supporting the wider activities of your employer, which may include administrative tasks, social media, marketing and events.
  • Maintaining the health and safety of sessions/activities at all times.
  • Sharing knowledge and ideas with other Coach Core apprentices, to help improve coaching delivery.

What Coach Core Bring

At Coach Core, we are passionate about ensuring you gain more opportunities and experiences than any other apprenticeship programme. To do this, we work to provide the following:

  • The opportunity to achieve recognised qualifications and access weekly vocational training, as required by employers within the sports industry
  • Regular mentor support and experience of working alongside industry professionals, including Sports Development Officers, experienced sports coaches and personnel from National Governing Bodies
  • Practical experience of working in the sports industry, through curriculum and afterschool coaching, community activation, youth provision and sporting events, amongst others
  • The opportunity to learn and share best practice with other young people, become a role model and give something back to your community.
    The opportunity to attend exciting events and training, through other employers, linked partners and the Active Partnership

As part of the Coach Core offer, we provide a dedicated learning coach, to support you through the qualification and help you put your learning into practice at work. This learning coach will deliver a weekly group education session for all Coach Core apprentices, allowing you to learn and share ideas from a range of different coaching environments.

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