Apprentice Gym Instructor Fitness Zone

A fantastic opportunity to start your career and complete an Apprenticeship Programme in Active Leisure with a friendly employer delivered by an award winning provider!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 08 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £120.00

  • Working week

    30 hours, 5 days out of 7, various shifts

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    20 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    05 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001268659

  • Positions

    1 available

The Fitness zone have a great opportunity available for an apprentice to join the team as a fitness Insrtuctor.
You will receive full trainning on all equipment and the role will include:

  • Gym supervision to assist members with queries and ensure rules adhered to,
  • Gym inductions for new members explaining and demonstrating how to use all the Cardiovascular and resistance equipment.
  • Maintenance - cleaning and reporting any faults with equipment. 
  • Reporting to and working with Fitness Director.

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Active Leisure Qualification, this will involve a Vocational Learning Advisor who will visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training and coach the Apprentice and will be observing whilst you work.

 


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Must have fairly good reading and writing skills.
  • To be able to communicate well with all members.
  • To be able to work shifts and to work on own initiative.
  • To have enthusiasm.

Personal qualities

  • Polite behaviour.
  • Honest.
  • Trustworthy.
  • Must have a passion for the industry and to do well, caring professional friendly manner, and be able to form good relations with clients and colleagues.

Qualifications required

No formal qualifications required.

Future prospects

Level 2 Gym Instructors, Level 2 Exercise to Music, studio cycling, circuit training qualifications. You will also be able to take part in an internal staff accreditation programme. The Employer will look at increasing hours and wage to the right candidate. There is a possibility of a full time position on completion of the apprenticeship for the right candidate.

Things to consider

The work pattern is any 5 days out of 7 on a rota basis. Shifts will include days, evenings, and weekend work to the requirements of the workplace Need to be aware that they might need to leaflet drops and the average age of our clients is 40 to 50 years upwards must be willing to adhere to health and safety requirement involving personal hygiene, and being presentable at all times. As this is a female only gym, we welcome applications from females only. This is an occupational requirement and is covered under the Equality Act 2010. This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment. You will be contacted shortly by your Apprentice Recruitment Advisor to discuss your application for this Apprenticeship; if they can’t get hold of you they will text you their contact details. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

We have a team of friendly, understanding and qualified staff that can guarantee you a fun and enjoyable workout. We provide a fully equipped fitness area, specific levelled classes and programs designed to your exact requirements -No Limits Members can have unlimited visits, unlimited classes and unlimited support -Support and Satisfaction Our staff will give you motivation, encouragement and more importantly, results. -Quality Equipment Fitness equipment supplied by Life Fitness in our CV Zone. -Healthy Eating slimming and Healthy Eating Club. -Air Machine Toning equipment supplied by Air Machine in our Fitness Systems Plus Zone, where a workout can be fun using easy to operate equipment. -Programs for All We provide fitness and weight loss programs for all ages.

Employer

Fitness Zone

Address

Prince House

Wentworth Street

Peterborough

PE1 1DH

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Training provider

  • Level 2 Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness
  • Level 2 Technical Certificate
  • Level 1 Functional Skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities (ERR)
  • Personal Learning and Thinking Skills (PLTS)

As an Apprentice you will be included on a Active Leisure Qualification, this will involve a Vocational Learning Advisor who will visit you on a regular basis to deliver the training, coaching and assessment while you work.

Apprenticeship framework

Exercise and Fitness

Training provider

BABCOCK TRAINING LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Babcock Training Limited

Contact

Michael Hand 01704502240 michael.hand@babcockinternational.com


Employer's Application Instructions

To continue please click apply. At this point you will enter the Babcock International website where you can review the Job Vacancy in more detail and apply. Please complete the application form. Your details will be sent to the Employer. Any problems applying Please call Mike on 01704502240


This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 08 Oct 2017