Fitness Instructing Apprenticeship Hart Leisure

Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Everyone Active are looking for motivated candidates to work towards their Fitness Instructing Level 2!

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

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Closing date: 11 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 per week, shift work including evening and weekends

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    18 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    15 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001310336

  • Positions

    1 available

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

Duties would include:

  • Fitness assessments, consultations and introduction sessions for new members
  • Creating personal exercise plans for members
  • Demonstrating activities for members to follow
  • Showing members how to use exercise machines and free weights correctly
  • In line with health and safety supervise members to make sure they are exercising safely and effectively
  • When on duty act as a point of contact for members dealing with any problems or concerns
  • Complete health and safety checks as and when directed
  • Be the point of contact for new members, taking them through the application process from start to finish including tours. Ensuring the membership database is updated and all relevant paperwork is filed correctly
  • General housekeeping duties in the club, making sure the club is kept to a clean and professional standard
  • General administration duties including answering the telephone, e-mails, filing etc.
  • Make sure that all members adhere to the club rules as per their agreement
  • Attend meetings with the club Manager as and when requested
  • Maintain a high level of commitment to your studies and share your progress with the club Manager
  • Ensure that the work dress code is adhered to and maintain a good level of personal hygiene
  • Take part in any promotional activity
  • Any other reasonable task as directed by Manager

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work a minimum of 30 hours per week on a shift basis at your designated centre.

You will receive on-going training and benefit from free use of the gym and swimming pool.

The  programme is 12-15 months in duration and you will be employed on a fixed term contract.

On successfully completing your Apprenticeship we would expect to be able to offer you continued employment and development opportunities.

Pay and benefits:
£3.50 per hour apprenticeship wage paid from the start of your apprenticeship (including your training period).

Free use of gym and swimming pool, paid holidays and on-going training opportunities.

Everyone Active are the sectors leading operator who has been voted Operator of the Year for the last 2 consecutive years. Working with 40 Local Authorities, operating 140 leisure facilities nationwide.


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

  • Effective communication
  • Teamwork skills
  • Leadership and management

Qualifications required

N/A

Future prospects

On going training and development encouraged by the employer which will give the applicant the opportunity to move on to a full time job.

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 Leisure Management (SLM) – trading as Everyone Active Formed in 1987, SLM is the longest established leisure management company in the UK, working with 26 local authorities, operating 77 leisure facilities nationwide. It prides itself on achieving excellent operational standards, driving up activity participation, maintaining service excellence and developing colleagues, all of which are marks of a successful company. SLM is the company behind the exciting new brand Everyone Active; it’s the UK’s No 1 brand for activity. The vision is to be everyone’s first choice for activity and we will strive to encourage everyone to participate in 30 minutes of moderate physical activity 5 times a week.

Employer

Hart Leisure

Address

Hitches Lane

Fleet

GU51 5HS

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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

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


Employer's Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply


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

Apply now

Closing date: 11 Oct 2017