Leisure and The Outdoors Apprenticeships

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Welcome to our suite of qualifications that we deliver within Leisure and The Outdoors industries.

As a sector, Leisure and The Outdoors is a growing and exciting one. There are career and development opportunities for all. We offer the full range of apprenticeships and industry short courses that will meet both individual and business requirements.

All of our Leisure and The Outdoors Apprenticeships are awarded by 1st4Sport and Active IQ.

Apprentices may also wish to progress to the new Team Leader/Supervisor and/or the Operations/Departmental Manager Apprenticeship Standards.

Our short courses will provide training for key duties within the Leisure industry.


Apprenticeships are funded through the Apprenticeship Levy and/or co-funded by an employer and the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA).

See our Apprenticeship Funding page for more details.

Leisure and The Outdoors Apprenticeship Vacancies

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Our Apprenticeship Vacancy Process

Our current open opportunities to become an apprentice in this industry will be listed above if there are any available at the moment.

The process of undertaking an apprenticeship requires 3 parties, the apprentice, the employer and the training provider (us) .

The employer will usually contact us to put their existing staff or new recruits on to a chosen apprenticeship OR we can help with the recruitment process through the GOV.UK Recruit an Apprentice service and help advertise for apprentices on our website.

If you are wishing to become an apprentice please click on the appropriate vacancy below for a brief overview of the role and there will be a link at the bottom for further details and how to apply.

If there isn't an appropriate vacancy below for you then you can either check our full list of other apprenticeship vacancies in alternative industries or you will need to have an employer who has already agreed to recruit you as an apprentice before we can proceed.

If you wish to find out any other information about becoming an apprentice then please send us a message using the button below.

If you are an employer wishing for existing staff or new recruits to undertake an apprenticeship, then please make an Employer Enquiry.