Fusion Lifestyle

Leisure Professional Apprentice


Fusion Lifestyle

Training Provider:


Weekly wage £200.00
40.0 hours per week Shift patterns including some early starts, late finishes, and weekends.
duration: 12 months
start: 7 September 2019
Intermediate(level 2)
Activity Leadership (apprenticeship standard)
2 September 2019 (application closing date)
Join Fusion Lifestyle as an apprentice and make a career out of the things you love doing swimming, fitness, community involvement and customer service. As an Apprentice you can expect a combination of practical experience gained around leisure centres and support in gaining your apprenticeship qualification.


As an apprentice you can expect a combination of practical experience gained around the leisure centre and support in gaining your apprenticeship qualification, giving you a solid foundation as you embark on an exciting career in leisure.

Daily duties could include:

  • Helping with inductions/fitness plans/lessons
  • Lifeguarding
  • Front of house service
  • Answering telephone calls
  • Taking bookings
  • Processing payments
  • Maintenance of all areas - pool/gym/studios

Future Prospects

Fusion Lifestyle invest heavily in the development of apprentices and employees, allowing you to reach your full potential. Many of our Senior Managers started off as lifeguards and you may be interested in our Management Development Programme too, which develops front line staff into future managers.

Reality Check

  • Flexibility and ability to work various shifts, including some weekend work is required.
  • As an apprentice your starting salary will be £5.00 per hour. As your capability and qualifications increase, your rate of pay will also rise within 6-8 months when you meet defined milestones.

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). For more information please visit: https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

Skills Required

  • Strong communication skills and confidence to interact with customers
  • Ability to motivate and inspire others to lead active lifestyles
  • Must be a strong swimmer with a good level of fitness

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiastic
  • Punctual
  • A genuine interest in and passion for the fitness/leisure industry

Qualifications Required

None required

Training Provided

  • Level 2 NVQ in Activity Leadership
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)
  • Level 2 Fitness Instructor
  • Pool Plant operations
  • Functional Skills English and maths (if required)
  • Opportunity to complete ASA swimming qualifications