What will the apprentice be doing?
To assist with the implementation of the programme of activities and events and their promotions.
To monitor the Centre and outside area on a regular basis ensuring a safe, clean environment.
To deal politely in a helpful manner with all enquiries, actively promoting the benefits of the Fitness membership
To assist as required in the supervision of children taking part in activities, to the highest standards of safety and customer care.
What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
A IQL Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding.
One of the following: A Swim England Level 2 in Teaching Swimming or A STA level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming.
A Level 2 Certificate in Fitness or Gym Instruction awarded by; 1st4sport qualifications, Active IQ, Innovate Awarding, NCFE, VCTC or YMCA Awards.
A Level 3 certificate in First Aid (to be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as a separate part of the IQL Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding).
What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?
On successful completion of this apprenticeship the Leisure Team member will be eligible to become an affiliate member of the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA).
Skills RequiredCommunication skills, IT skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Administrative skills, Team working, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness
Qualifications RequiredGCSE or equivalent English (Grade C or L4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade C or L4) Desired
Other Swimming (Grade Strong Swimmer) Essential