Lifeguard Apprenticeship



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Weekly wage £135.93
34.5 hours per week Shifts TBC.
duration: 12 months
start: 24 February 2020
Intermediate(level 2)
Leisure Operations and Leisure Management (apprenticeship standard)
17 February 2020 (application closing date)
Looking to kick-start your career within the leisure industry as a Lifeguard? Wyre Forest Leisure Centre are looking for keen swimmers to join their team as an apprentice Lifeguard.


As a lifeguard Apprentice you will be responsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of all users at the leisure centre and working towards your Leisure Operations Level 2. 

Your role will be varied, and you will work across the leisure centre including pool side where you will be lifeguarding and ensure the safety of our customers. 

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

The job will involve:

  • Effective communication with other team members
  • Equipment setups safely and on time
  • Maintenance of company standards at all times
  • Provision of safe and effective pool supervision
  • Building cleanliness and undertaking other various housekeeping duties
  • Building and being part of a successful and well-motivated team
  • Delivering excellent customer service at all times

Future Prospects

Possible future prospects of full-time employment and further career development.

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

  • Good communication skills are essential as you will be dealing with the public

Qualities Required

  • Enthusiasm and a positive attitude;
  • Ability to work well in a team
  • A genuine passion and interest in health, leisure and fitness

Apprentices must be strong swimmers as they will eventually be providing the supervision and safety for swimmers within the leisure centre. You must also be looking for a career within leisure and able to work well within a team and have a friendly, honest and approachable personality.

Qualifications Required

No previous qualifications required but applicants must be strong swimmers. A swim test will be required to test your swimming strength as part of the selection process.

Training Provided

  • Apprenticeship in Leisure Operations.  
  • NPLQ
  • Functional skills if required
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