Top 5 reasons to do an Aspire apprenticeship
Learn and earn
Be free from tuition fees and student loans and start earning!
Enhance your knowledge and skills working alongside experienced staff whilst earning a wage. Rather than having to pay for your education, be paid for it.
Real-world work experience
An Aspire apprenticeship equips you to succeed in the workplace.
Employers are looking for individuals with experience, but so often you’re unable to gain this experience for that very reason, leading to many young people being stuck.
An apprenticeship offers you a way of becoming unstuck, you’re given a way around, a foot in. With a reputable employer, you will gain invaluable experience and job-specific skills that enable you to progress in the working world.
Industry recognised qualifications
Not only will your CV be packed full of experience and practical skills, it will also detail the accredited qualifications you have gained, a Level 2 or 3 qualification that enables you to develop your knowledge alongside your skill set.
As another appealing quality to employers, having the backing of a qualification further supports your career progression. See below for the qualifications we offer.
There’s a reason why you’ve chosen the apprenticeship route; you want to learn and develop, you’re not an expert and are not expected to be. We know that starting something new invites an array of worries and doubts; we’re here to support you, to ensure your needs are met.
Ultimately, our goal is the same, your success, we want you to achieve your full potential and know that to do so a supportive environment is crucial.
Open to everyone
Apprenticeships have no upper age limit. Whether you’re 16 and just leaving school or have been a part of the working world for 10 years, an apprenticeship is an option for you. It's never too late to want to learn, to change, to progress.
Additional Aspire-specific advantages:
- Access to an NUS apprentice card – Discounts and offers galore, this is your key! Honestly, have a Google, there’s pages of them.
- Opportunity to complete cycle training and sports coaching qualifications from a National Governing Body (NGB)
- Tutored by experienced industry experts
- Chance to work abroad as part of the Aspire to Africa charity project
What apprenticeships do Aspire offer?
Aspire specialise in apprenticeships tailored to the roles of supporting and delivering PE and sport.
So, if you’re interested in this area of the sports industry, the following are the qualifications sought after by those in the industry.
Equivalent to five GCSE passes
- Level 2 Community Activator Coach Standard
- Level 2 Leisure Team member Standard
Equivalent to two A-Level passes
- Level 3 Community Sport and Health Officer Standard
- Level 3 Teaching Assistant Standard
Level 3 Early Years Educator Standard