Why be an Aspire Apprentice?

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.


Intermediate Apprenticeships

Equivalent to five GCSE passes

  • Level 2 Community Activator Coach Standard
  • Level 2 Leisure Team member Standard


Advanced Apprenticeships

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

Start your career, change your career, progress your career; it’s all possible with an Aspire apprenticeship.

To find out more, contact James Lett on 0121 663 1979 or info@aspire-sports.co.uk.

Aspire's organisation – from project management, back office administration and on ground delivery – has been incredibly good which has enabled the programme to not only be a success but we have been able to include a much larger number than originally thought.

Catherine Stephenson
Staffordshire County Council

Aspire offer a positive ongoing relationship, consistent high-quality team members through different programmes and peace of mind

Hillary Primary School

Aspire offer us reliability, a high standard of tuition & flexibility

St Margaret's CE Primary School

Our children have enjoyed the approach to maths, through the Maths on the Move Programme - it focuses their learning and shows them the importance of maths in everything (it's not just a subject).

St Mary's RC Primary School

This is the 3rd time that my children have come to Aspire Active Camps, they love it and are already asking to go back! My younger daughter is brimming with confidence from her new-found sports skills and my older daughter has discovered a love for basketball. Top marks for the team all round!

Active Camps Parent 6/9/16

We have worked with Aspire Sports for over five years. The quality of delivery has always been excellent. The coaches are well qualified, knowledgeable and child friendly.

Sue Bailey
The Arthur Terry School

WSAS have had an extremely positive and long standing relationship with Aspire Sports. The feedback from our schools has been outstanding and we always achieve our pass rate targets. We communicate regularly, the support staff are always on hand to help out and are very professional and friendly. Aspire always go beyond our expectations.

Faye Haworth
Wilson Stuart Active Society

My child loves the range of activities on offer. I am always impressed by the positive, professional and friendly team both at the camp and the office.

Active Camp Parent 31/10/16