Gym Sports Operations Assistant Apprentice Warwick University Conference Cn

This is a fantastic opportunity to work within our vibrant and friendly Warwick Sport team as a GYM Sports Operating Assistant,helping us to reach our objective of being ‘the most active campus by 2020’. We are looking for someone with a warm nature,a can-do attitude and attention to detail, going above and beyond customer expectations every time.

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    36.5 hours split across 2 shifts – early 7-2 and late 2-10. This will be covering a rota over a full 7 day week.

    Total hours per week: 36.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    23 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  • Talking to customers
  • Demonstrating equipment
  • Supporting the delivery of fitness classes
  • They will be required to cover reception and input data in to the membership and management system 

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Working towards Level 2 gym instructor qualification  
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Commitment to continued personal development
  • Understanding of the importance of health and safety and following procedures 
  • First Aid Skills (training will be provided if valid qualification not already held)

Personal qualities

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Friendly and approachable 
  • Quick to learn and the ability to adapt to customer needs
  • Ability to prioritise workload and remain focused under pressure
  • Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Qualifications required

  • GCSE Grade C or above in English and Maths or equivalent

Future prospects

Dependent on attitude and performance during the apprenticeship, there are a wide range of training opportunities available throughout the University, with a Campus that is constantly developing and £50m of investment in leisure facilities on the way, ready for Autumn 2019, these are truly exciting times to be part of the Warwick Sport team. With a University wide strategic objective to ‘promote staff and student experience and a healthy campus’ this role will be vital in helping to ensure we provide a customer experience that keeps people coming back again and again.

Things to consider

This role will involve cleaning equipment, picking up after customers, tidying the gym and talking to customers. There will be a high expectation that the successful person will be friendly and approachable by all ages and types of members.

About the employer

Warwick University has a wide range of leisure and sporting facilities with more on the way in 2019.


Warwick University Conference Cn


University Of Warwick

Gibbet Hill Road



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Training provider

  • NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership
  • Functional skills in Maths and English
  • Employment Rights and Responsibilities

Apprenticeship framework

Activity Leadership

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Henley College Coventry


Sharon Barker 02476 626306

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Closing date: 01 Oct 2017