Henbury Leisure Centre - Swimming Pools (Public)

Activity Leadership Apprentice

Employer:

Henbury Leisure Centre - Swimming Pools (Public)

Training Provider:

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week 30 Hours shift work Inc. Evenings and weekends
duration: 12 months
start: 12 June 2019
Bristol
Intermediate(level 2)
Activity Leadership (apprenticeship standard)
5 June 2019 (application closing date)
Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Everyone Active are looking for motivated candidates to work towards their Activity Leadership Level 2.

Responsibilities

Everyone Active are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Activity Leadership Level 2 and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers. 

You will also work towards your Level 2 in Fitness Instructing (Which is included in the Activity Leadership Level 2)

Your duties will include:

  • Provide exceptional customer service to all members
  • Assisting with gym tours and inductions
  • Support the centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons
  • Adopting a customer service focussed and commercial approach to swimming lesson sales and retention, similar to that traditionally seen in the fitness environment
  • Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines
  • Creating personal exercise places for members
  • Support and deliver community engagement linked to increasing swimming participation
  • To support the  coaching team when required to maintain continuity of teaching and excellent customer service
  • To teach swimming when needed to fit the needs of the programme
  • To cover lifeguard positions when needed to fit the needs of the swimming lesson programme and centre pool programme
  • You will support the swimming lesson programme under the guidance of the General Manager or equivalent and the Regional Aquatics Manager

You will work a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours whilst working within the centre.

You will work towards your Activity Leadership Level 2 through work based learning delivered by Lifetime Training as well as your National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification, Fitness Instructing Certificate (Included in the Activity Leadership)

To be considered for this role, you must be a strong and confident swimmer.

If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process, in order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you are able to do the following. 
  
• Jump/dive into deep water
• Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds
• Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 30 seconds
• Surface dive to floor of pool (deepest part)
• Climb out unaided without ladders/steps and where pool design permits

Future Prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications and a possible full time position.

Reality Check

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

Skills Required

  • Candidates must be passionate about wanting to work within the leisure industry and willing to work towards their apprenticeship

Qualities Required

  • N/A

Qualifications Required

  • No previous qualifications required

Training Provided

  • Apprenticeship in Level 2 Activity Leadership
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

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