Overview

  • £8,754.20

The Foundation of Light are the registered charity of Sunderland Football Club. Based at their award-winning facility the Beacon of Light. Outreach sites in Sunderland, South Tyneside, and County Durham. The Foundation of Light have grown to become one of the most pioneering sports charities in its field, winning multiple awards for our groundbreaking sports, health, community and education programmes, delivered by our passionate, dedicated and highly skilled team. We are financially independent from the Sunderland Football Club, raising over £4 million each year through donations, grants, contracts, and trading activities. The Foundation collaborates with partners, such as local authorities, higher education and housing associations, taking a lead role in delivering projects to benefit our communities and tackle some of society’s biggest challenges

Desired skills

Communication skills
IT skills
Attention to detail
Organisation skills
Customer care skills
Problem solving skills
Presentation skills
Administrative skills
Number skills
Analytical skills
Logical
Team working
Creative
Initiative
Non judgemental
Patience

Personal qualities

Communication skills
IT skills
Attention to detail
Organisation skills
Customer care skills
Problem solving skills
Presentation skills
Administrative skills
Number skills
Analytical skills
Logical
Team working
Creative
Initiative
Non judgemental
Patience

Desired qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 9-4 or A*-C) essential

Future prospects

The possibility of full time employment on the successful completion of the apprenticeship

Best reasons to choose an apprenticeship

Earn while you learn. What's not to like about earning money while learning on-the-job, and getting a relevant qualification all at the same time.

Wide choice of careers. We are one of the biggest apprenticeship providers in the region and offer over 40 apprenticeship programmes in lots of career sectors.

Get paid. You will earn at least the minimum apprentice wage of £4.81 an hour (April 2022)

Great support. You will get the best of both worlds with support from your employer and college to make sure you achieve and get the best out of your apprenticeship.

Excellent prospects. Starting in the workplace means there is lots of potential for you to progress quickly, giving you a fast track route to career success.

A competitive edge. An apprenticeship will give you the edge when competing for jobs against other well-qualified candidates.

Get hired. The qualifications, skills and experience you gain will look super impressive on your CV and your apprenticeship could even turn into a full time job.

An alternative to university. Higher apprenticeships mean that you can become qualified to degree level and beyond.

Gain skills. Not only will you develop job specific skills, you will gain transferable skills, such as time management, that you can use in other industries and careers.

Real job. You will be doing a real job for a real employer and putting your skills and knowledge into practice will show employers what you are capable of.

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