Coachmakers specialise in the delivery sport, education, apprenticeships and work-based learning for the sport, active leisure, health and well-being sector.

Programmes of Learning

Are your 16-18 yrs old? Sign up to a Programme of Learning with Coachmakers and find out you can combine study, work experience and fun practical learning as a route to employment.


Author: James Mapstone

Intermediate Apprenticeship

Earn as you learn with a Level 2 Intermediate Apprenticeship at Coachmakers and build a career in sports coaching, activity leaderships or fitness instructing.


Author: James Mapstone

Advanced Apprenticeship

Coachmakers works with a range of employers across the South West and offers Advanced Apprenticeships (Level 3) for young people aged 16 - 24 looking to get into personal training and multi-sports coaching.


Author: James Mapstone

Community Sport Projects

We work with a range of partners and manage, support and deliver a range of community sport activities.


Author: James Mapstone

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Latest News

  • Coachmakers puts Hallum on path to achieving his dream

    Hallum Collier left school aged 16 and joined the army, but soon realised his ultimate ambition was to become a PE teacher. Knowing that he would need to get a degree, but lacking qualifications and experience to apply, he didn’t know where to start. Coachmakers proved to be his salvation. Read more

  • "Coachmakers helped me find my focus"

    Joe Williams dropped out of Sixth Form and was spending most days in bed. Two years later, he was named RBS Bank's Apprentice of the Year. He says Coachmakers played "a crucial part" in his transformation. Read more

  • Coachmakers was Jake’s “turning point”

    Jake Flannigan admits he was "clueless" about his future, but he's now studying to be a personal trainer and delivering PE and sport sessions at a local primary school. He admits: "If it wasn't for Coachmakers, I really don't know where I'd be right now." Read more

Latest Blog

  • "If it wasn't for Coachmakers, I wouldn't be going to uni"

    Back in 2014, Sam Cotton was working as an electrician's apprentice and "hated every minute of it". Discovering Coachmakers not only rescued him from his tyrant boss, but put him on the path towards his dream of becoming an elite football coach. Read more