What is an Apprenticeship?

Coaching apprenticeships are a great way to get into the industry of your choice and motive8 is helping students to facilitate this decision. Gain your qualifications through us and gain a working understanding of the corporate world without being stuck in a classroom. This really is a fantastic path to develop your career in sports coaching in physical education with a hands-on and practical approach. The idea behind an apprenticeship is to allow you to earn whilst you learn!

Who are we?

We’re a friendly coaching company with experience in multiple schools and multiple sporting disciplines. At motive8 Coaching we have a clear mission covering three main strands; quality delivery, building and maintaining a reputable team and our contribution to the bigger picture of sport for young people.

Our professional, qualified coaches deliver curricular, extra-curricular and community-based sports programmes to a number of schools across South West London.

If you’re not sure what an apprenticeship may involve or what you can gain from completing an apprenticeship, have a read of the information below and see if our scheme is right for you.

There are three levels to our Apprenticeships:

Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship

Qualify and become:

  • Assistant Sports Manager
  • Community Sports Coach
  • Activity Leader
  • PE Department Assistant
  1. Competency: Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Activity Leadership (QCF)
  2. Knowledge: Level 2 Certificate in Supporting Learning in Physical Education and School Sport
  3. Employers Rights & Responsibility: Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning (QCF)
  4. Functional Skills: Where you do not already possess the desired Maths and English qualifications, you will complete functional skills qualification.

Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship

Qualify and become:

  • Assisting and leading delivery in primary schools (KS1 and KS2)
  • Tutor with sports coaching company
  • Higher level teaching assistant
  • Head Sports Coach

There are three apprenticeships available at Level 3:

Level 3 Advanced Sports Development Apprenticeship

Level 3 Advanced Sports Coaching Apprenticeship

Level 3 Advanced School Sports Apprenticeship

Level 4 Education

Qualify and become:

  • Professional and Elite Sports Coach
  • Head of PE Department
  • Senior Team Sports Manager
  • Qualified School Teacher Specialising in PE

University Degree in Sports Coaching or Teaching with PE Specialism.

More Information

If you are interested in an Apprenticeship with motive8 drop us an email at:


To find out more about our coaching department and who we are click here.