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Synergy Sports Academy provide a 2 year apprenticeship programme for twenty-four 16 to 18 year olds wanting a career in sport or football. Vocational or academic within a professional sports environment, whilst working as a Sports Leadership apprentice.


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2. We are offering 24 young people (16-18 year olds) the opportunity to enrol on a fulltime further education programme, whilst working in the football community This is a unique opportunity to undertake either vocational or academic studies within a professional sports environment, whilst working as a Sports Leadership apprentice. Synergy Sports Academy is led by a team of professionals, including Chesterfield FC legends Mark Jules and Andy Morris (Bruno), former Chesterfield Academy manager Dave Bentley, David O'Hare and Matt Chatfield. Both Jules and Bentley are level 2, UEFA B and UEFA A trained coaches. Synergy are also delighted to announce that ex-England, Bolton and Chesterfield player Kevin Davies and local legend Jack Lester are heavily endorsing the plans, offering ongoing support. All successful applicants will also have the opportunity to play regular competitive football and receive UEFA level coaching within an Academy environment. The Academys directors are passionate and want to encourage football, in a better way, at the grass roots level. They have been closely involved with the sport for many years and have had significant experience at management level.Centre for Business Development has been providing first class vocational training to organisations for the last fourteen years and has built up an excellent reputation Years of experience in delivering apprenticeships in a variety of sectors, as well as a genuine passion for helping people to truly reach their potential, define what C.B.D. bring to the partnership. C.B.D. are major partners with The Derbyshire Network, Sheffield College and The Nottinghamshire Network. Experienced and qualified tutors and assessors are on hand to provide support for all academic needs throughout your qualifications. 3. Do you have what it takes to be one of the Lucky 24?There are just 24 places available Places will be decided on the following factors:Those chosen could benefit from:Academic abilityUEFA coachingLeadership skillsA full time careerGood work ethicA monthly wageTeam spiritQualificationsYou will have the opportunity to progress towards a variety of qualifications and goals. In year 1 you will have the opportunity to: Complete your Level 2 NVQ in Sports Activity Leadership Complete FA Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Football Then in year 2 make your next move: Academic path Extended Diploma in Sports (Development Coaching & Fitness) Extended Diploma in Sports (Performance & Excellence) Or work based learning Advanced Apprenticeship in Sport Development 4. What is Sports Activity Leadership? The Sport Activity Leadership course will appeal to those that enjoy the challenge of arranging sporting events and participating in a range of outdoor activities.What will the course involve? The course covers 13 units to achieve a total of 60 credits at Level 2. It is a newly developed course to meet the demands of the Leisure Industry and is delivered over one academic year Prepare for activity sessionLead activity sessionsConclude and review sessionsSupport the work of the team and organisationPromote health and safety welfare in active leisure and recreationSupport equality and diversity in active leisureSupport the development of the sport or activityLook after participants when they are away from homeContribute to adventurous activities 5. Meet the TeamThis is an exciting new project Mark Jules:Head of CoachingAndy Morris:Head of CommunityDave Bentley:Head of DevelopmentDavid OHare:Assistant Development CoachMatt Chatfield:Assistant Development CoachTom RaybouldCommunity Coachthat will allow us to use our skills and knowledge to continue to work within grassroots football and further support the profession. As a sporting academy, we plan to expand and include other sports.Mark Jules 6. Apprenticeships give you the potential to gain career enhancing qualifcations whilst earning a wage.Your Employment You will be employed by Synergy Sports Academy Ltd on a full time basis as a Leadership and Development Assistant (30 hours per week) All employed apprentices will get a wage. The new National Minimum Wage came into force on the 1 October 2010. The wage applies to all apprentices aged under 19 and apprentices aged 19 or over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. The apprentice minimum wage is currently 2.65 per hour and applies to time working, plus time spent training that is part of the Apprenticeship. This rate applies to all 16 to 18 year olds and to those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. If you reach age 19 and have completed your first year of your Apprenticeship you must be paid at least the National Minimum Wage for your age. Like most other employees, you will be given at least 20 days paid holiday a year as well as bank holidays. 7. withApprenticeships for talented youngstersTVS THE APPRENTICE STAR KAREN BRADY: Over the period of a career, someone with an apprenticeship will earn between 70 and 100k more than somebody who doesnt.Once the Apprenticeship has finished theres the opportunity to carry on working, maybe get promoted or go on to higher education in a college or university.WHY BE AN APPRENTICE? EARN WHILE YOU LEARN! NEW AND DIFFERENT CHALLENGES LEARN TRANSFERABLE SKILLS EXCELLENT CAREER PROGRESSIONFor more information on Apprenticeships, log on to 8. Synergy Sports Academy Ltd Unit 26, Vanguard Trading Estate Britannia Road Chesterfield S40 2TZ Mark Jules: 07930 332454


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