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Sport & Leisure Apprentice Pelican Centre

This is a great introduction to the leisure industry. You will help and support customers and the staff team. In this role you will be required to supervise the pool ensuring the safety of its users whilst assisting the Duty Manager with the day to day running of the building. You will also be organised and self-motivated.

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

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Closing date: 07 Oct 2021

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    3-week shift pattern of earlies, lates and weekends. Shifts TBC.

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    14 Oct 2021

  • Date posted

    18 Jun 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

  1. To ensure the safe preparation and control of all facilities, e.g. changing rooms, swimming pools, and the erection of sports and other ancillary equipment.
  2. Safety and control of customers in accordance with the 'Code of Conduct' and other relevant guidelines, policies and procedures as provided, to prevent injury, misuse and damage to facilities in wet and dry areas.
  3. To undertake general cleaning duties in accordance with the Centre's cleaning schedule and ensure that the standards of cleanliness are achieved and maintained.
  4. To positively promote the image of the organisation and provide a welcoming and friendly environment for customers.
  5. To work at all time in a manner that will ensure their own personal safety and that of others, ensuring compliance with the Health and Safety standards, i.e. COSHH, Risk Assessments and reporting of identified hazards.
  6. To give assistance to customers seeking advice and information.
  7. To support the Pelican centre, Learn to Swim Programme and the various activities undertaken by the Pelican Centre.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Competent Swimmer be able to swim 50m in 60 seconds or under
  • Able to surface dive 3m
  • Able to tread water for 60 seconds

Personal qualities

  • Friendly
  • Hard working
  • Enthusiastic

Desired qualifications

Lifeguard qualification advantageous.

Future prospects

Potential of employment at the conclusion of the apprenticeship.

About the employer

The Pelican Centre is a registered charity and is run by a dedicated team of permanent staff and volunteers. The facilities offered include full size historic swimming pool, well-equipped air-conditioned gym and community hall and are open to all members of the public. Part and full memberships offer great value and includes fitness classes as well as adult gym & public swimming access.


Pelican Centre


Castle Street


M29 8EG

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd


  • Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills Level 2 in maths and English

Apprenticeship standard

Leisure team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 07 Oct 2021