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Activity Leadership Apprenticeship Level 2

The qualification is suitable for learners aged 16 and above. The Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership is designed for those who wish to gain a solid foundation to allow them to follow a role in the outdoor sector or in the active leisure sector as fitness leaders, coaches and activity leaders.

Who is the course for?

  • 16 + working in the industry

What will I study?

  • In the outdoors, at Level 2, roles will be working with straight-forward groups in less hazardous activities in controlled environments. In active leisure roles covered by this framework, there is to be more of a community focus, you will be employed in community settings as activity leaders, sports coaches and fitness leaders.

What will I need for the course?


  • You will need to be employed with a company and attend college once a week or be seen by your training provider regularly.


How will I be assessed?

  • You will be assessed in one or more of the following ways:
  • Course work
  • Exams
  • Portfolio of evidence
  • Practical demonstration /assignment
  • Practical examination
  • Written examination

How long is the course?

  • Level 2 is 18 -24 months,
  • Level 3 is one additional year.

What do I gain if successful?

  • Successful completion of the Intermediate Level Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership can open doors to a wide range of progression opportunities within the sector. Completion of an apprenticeship is a good stepping stone towards meeting these needs. You can also move on to complete an Advanced Apprenticeship in the Sports sector.

How much does it cost?

  • For all candidates aged 16-18 the course is fully funded by the Government. It is available to anybody working in the industry.
  • Outside of the 16-18 age group costs will be dependent on individual candidate and employer details.

How do I find out more?

  • Just contact our friendly team. Phone: 0845 430 9009 e-mail: We are here to help you. For more course information please visit the national careers service website at: National Careers Service National Careers Service!



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