Upskill current and train new staff through an apprenticeship

Training for schools by teachers

Workforce Development

CPD and Apprenticeship training to upskill current teaching staff exploring Government funded training programmes.

Building a professional development pathway for your team to learn and grow, helps retain valuable employees, fill skills gaps, and develop a highly skilled workforce tailored to the specific needs of your school, Multi-Academy Trust, or organisation.

The agreed structured training programme provides a practical and comprehensive learning experience while ensuring your employees have the skills to meet the changing demands of the education sector.

Our growing apprenticeship offer reflects the skills needed to train and upskill staff of all ages and levels of experience within your school community.

As sector specialists, we have developed training that enables you to bring educational assessment and testing in-house.

Maximise your apprenticeship levy 

Using your apprenticeship levy as a CPD budget you can maximise opportunities to upskill and develop current staff of all ages and levels of experience for free or train a new apprentice member of your team.

Explore our range of courses to develop your workforce in a school or community

We support a range of employers, including schools,  sports coaching companies, school sports partnerships and football foundations.

PE, Health and Wellbeing Apprenticeships

As sector specialists, our team possess the skills and experience to develop bespoke programmes, to support staff to acquire the enhanced skills needed to support young people within your school community.

Teaching Assistant Apprenticeships (includes specialist SEND training)

We offer a bespoke teaching assistant delivery that focuses on the needs of the school to ensure all aspects link in with the development of knowledge, skills, and behaviors that comply with the newly revised Level 3 Teaching Assistant Apprenticeship.

Early Years focussed Apprenticeships

Sporting Futures Training can support Early Years settings to upskill or recruit new Early Years Practitioners to extend the Early Years workforce through Apprenticeships.  Providing increased staffing capacity to support small group intervention and one-to-one support.

Event Assistant Apprenticeship

Delivery is mainly in a sports setting, providing practical on-the-job experience

An Event Assistant Apprentice is a cost-effective way for employers to train and develop their workforce, and in addition can bring fresh ideas and perspectives to the organisation.


Learning and Skills Assessor Apprenticeship – Primary Setting

An exciting opportunity for Primary schools to bring educational testing in-house.

Includes the Certificate of Competence in Educational Testing (CCET)

A Learning and  Skills Assessor will be responsible for evaluating and identifying the learning needs of pupils and be able to develop programmes to support them in a primary school setting. 

You will understand how assessments using psychometric tests are developed, how to use them effectively, how to interpret results and communicate with parents and outside agencies.

The apprenticeship comprises live teaching sessions, seminars, and tutoring leading to the achievement of the Level 3 Learning and Skills Assessor Apprenticeship

Team Leader Apprenticeship

This standard can be developed to meet the needs of your organisation

Develops leadership skills necessary for effective team management.  

  • Enhances professional development
  • Helps to build positive relationships with stakeholders i.e. pupils, parents, staff departmental team, senior leadership
  • Provides tools, techniques, and strategies to improve team performance

I am so pleased that I did the apprenticeship, even though I had been a Teaching Assistant for eight years.  It was extremely helpful and relevant and since passing my qualification, I have felt more confident within my role at school.

Read more 

Kris, Teaching Assistant

Please complete our Employer Apprenticeship contact form as the first step in exploring our Government funded apprenticeship training programmes.

Educational and Sporting Futures 

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Bessemer Drive

Telephone: 01438 791068


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