SLM Community Leisure Charitable Trust

Activity Leadership Apprenticeship


SLM Community Leisure Charitable Trust

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £117.00
30.0 hours per week Shifts to be confirmed - including evenings and weekends
duration: 12 months
start: 14 October 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Activity Leadership (apprenticeship standard)
7 October 2019 (application closing date)
Are you looking to start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Everyone Active are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Level 2 Activity Leadership Apprenticeship and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers.


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 and Level 2 Fitness Instructing Certificate, which is included in the Level 2 Activity Leadership Apprenticeship.

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 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

  • Working well in a team

Qualities Required

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

Qualifications Required

No previous qualifications required.

Training Provided

Training to be provided:

  • Intermediate (Level 2) Activity Leadership Apprenticeship Framework
  • Functional Skills in maths, English and ICT, if required