Sports Students

Are you aged 18-21?

Are you currently in full-time education studying a sports related course?

Do you want to gain free qualifications AND make yourself more employable at the same time?

Then we have the perfect programme, just for you.

In 10 short week’s you’ll be able to;

  • Gain industry recognised qualifications
  • Attain your DBS (needed to work with children and vulnerable adults)
  • Attain your Emergency 1st Aid Certificate
  • Attain your Safeguarding Certificate
  • Be able to complete your work experience hours to pass your course
  • Have access to and tap into over 50 years of combined experience and knowledge in the industry
  • Meet like-minded people just yourself on at the Annual STREETGAMES residential
  • And, overall increase your chances of getting employed after you pass your course

Who are we?

CHILD UK is a community sports organisation that focuses on developing young people physically and mentally through targeted sports projects and mentoring programmes.

By using sports such as; football, basketball, badminton and boxing – we engage with young people on a level they know, love and enjoy – where we are then able to create opportunities and ultimately help change their lives.

We don’t just offer sports – WE create an experience. WE create opportunities. WE inspire.

…and that’s why we think YOU would be the perfect person for us.

‘What will I have to do?’

Being a CHILD UK Sports Coach Assistant means you’ll get the opportunity to;

  • Assist in the delivery of sports projects within a 5 mile radius of where you live – We make it easy for you
  • Inspire young people on our projects – We know you have something valuable and unique to share
  • Gain vital administration skills for sports related projects – You’ll need these wherever you work!
  • Network with some of the best minds in the industry
  • Help us, to help you achieve your goals


‘Sooo….What’s the catch?’

Catch? There is no catch! If you’re;

  • A good, clear communicator – We’d love to listen to you!
  • Enthusiastic about coaching a range of sports – We’d love to see your skills!
  • A person who always turns up on time – We’ll race you to the next session!
  • A Fantastic team player – We’ll want to support you!
  • Willing to work flexible hours – We’ll bend the rules for you!

‘Okay I’m in….so what do I do next?’

2 Steps:

As we love to keep things simple and easy for you (….and for us!) we accept work experience applications online using our email system.

This means you can apply for a work experience role at CHILD UK any time of the day….or night!

Step 1: Download the application form here

Step 2: Fill out the application form and send it back to

And that’s it! We’ll be in touch within 48-72 hours (we like to watch the odd football game or two…and maybe Eastenders now and again), so sit tight and we’ll be in touch very soon!