Fitness Instructing Apprentice Peele Leisure Centre - Harpers Fitness/Leisure Connection

We’re looking for a bright, motivated and enthusiastic individual with a passion for health and fitness to join our friendly team at Peele Leisure Centre, part of 1life.

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

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Closing date: 16 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    30 hours shift work inc. evenings and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    23 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    31 Jul 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Day to day duties:

  • Developing and delivering exercise sessions
  • Assist with the organisation and instruction of classes within the gyms as required
  • Carry out member inductions
  • Increasing membership sales and promotional activities
  • Assist the Fitness Instructor in their day-to-day tasks and help maintain all equipment in working order to an exemplary standard of hygiene and cleanliness
  • Ensuring regular contact with all customers to maintain retention levels
  • Aspects of reception work (Answering phone calls, emails, face to face enquiries from members)  Maintain and look to exceed standards of cleanliness and maintenance in all areas of the gym.
  • And much, much more that will allow you to work with experienced staff gaining essential practise skills!

Previous experience in a gym, sales or customer interfacing role would be advantageous but comprehensive training can be given to those with natural enthusiasm and a passion for the industry.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong communication skills and confidence to interact with members/potential members
  • The ability to communicate clearly and in a manner that respects the customer is key.

Personal qualities

  • A genuine interest in and passion for the fitness industry
  • Enthusiasm and ability to motivate and inspire others to lead active lifestyles
  • Ability to work various shifts, including weekends and flexibility to cover when needed

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications and a full time position.

Things to consider

This vacancy may close early if sufficient applications are received. Please ensure you apply early to avoid disappointment.

About the employer

About 1Life

Our vision is to engage with people and communities, to enhance lives through health and wellbeing, sport and activity, learning and the arts.

1Life is a market leader in the supply of outsourced quality leisure, cultural and fitness services to Local Authorities, national bodies such as the charity WheelPower and private fitness clubs as well as schools, GPs, PCTs and charities.


Peele Leisure Centre - Harpers Fitness/Leisure Connection


Little London


PE12 9LF

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Training provider

  • Apprenticeship in Instructing Exercise and Fitness
  • Functional Skills in Maths
  • Functional Skills in English
  • Functional Skills in ICT

Apprenticeship framework

Exercise and Fitness

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd

Employer's Application Instructions

Please apply through the link below

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

Apply now

Closing date: 16 Oct 2017