Activity Leadership Apprenticeship Frogmore Leisure Centre

Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Frogmore Leisure Centre are looking for motivated candidates to work towards their Activity Leadership Level 2!

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

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00

    Wages explained

    The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year.
    Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year.
    The minimum wage rates are £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds and £7.05 for anyone aged 21 and over.
    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

  • Working week

    30 hours shift work inc. evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    30 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    26 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001284213

  • Positions

    1 available

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

You will also work towards your Level 2 in Fitness Instructing (Which is included in the Activity Leadership Level 2)

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, Fitness Instructing Certidicate (Included in the Activity Leadership) 

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

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Personal qualities

Working well in a team

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications and a full time position

Things to consider

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early.

About the employer

Sports and Leisure Management Limited (SLM Ltd) is the company behind the Everyone Active brand. The Company is the longest established leisure contractor in the UK having been formed in 1987 by our CEO Stephen Hulme. The Company has seen significant growth over the years and currently manages 93 sports, leisure and cultural facilities in partnership with 34 Local Authority clients. - See more at: http://www.everyoneactive.com/Page/5/About/1097/About-Us#sthash.yZ1idHLC.dpuf

Employer

Frogmore Leisure Centre

Address

Potley Hill Road

Yateley

GU46 6AG

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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Activity Leadership

Training provider

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

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

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Closing date: 23 Oct 2017