Activity Leadership Apprenticeship Southam Swimming Pool & Leisure Centre

Are you looking to kick start your career within the sport and leisure industry? Southam 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: 20 Nov 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £168.00

  • 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

    27 Nov 2017

  • Date posted

    25 Sep 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number

    VAC001313731

  • Positions

    1 available

Southam 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.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

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

Additional skills:

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

Personal qualities

  • Working well in a team

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required.

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. 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. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent training.

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

Employer

Southam Swimming Pool & Leisure Centre

Address

Welsh Road West

Southam

CV47 0JW

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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

Please click on the link below to apply


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

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Closing date: 20 Nov 2017