Royal Foundation announces new sports coaching apprenticeship scheme for Bristol

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25 October, 2017


The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry has announced that Bristol will be one of three new cities to offer Coach Core, the innovative sports apprenticeship scheme launched by The Royal Foundation during the London 2012 Games.

The new programme, for those aged 16-24 years, is due to start in November, with a recruitment day on Friday 3 November..

This year for the first time Bristol is being offered this opportunity for its' young people across 10 employers who will give 17 young people who have the potential of becoming a future sports coach/ youth worker an apprenticeship.
The partners involved include Youth Moves, Bede’s Catholic College, Young Bristol, Access Sport, University of the West of England, West of England Sport Trust, Bristol Rovers Community Trust, Empire Fighting Chance, Shine Sports Coaching, Creative Youth Network, Bristol City Council and cover a wide range of sports and settings.

Below is a link to a video which holds further information about Coach Core and the programme in Bristol:

Further information about how to apply, for those interested, can be found via

Click here for the application form and details about the recruitment day..

Click here for the press release.

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