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Lifeguarding Apprentice Stevenage Swimming Centre

Looking for a career as a Lifeguard? Stevenage Swimming Centre are looking for keen swimmers to join their team as an apprentice Lifeguard. This is an excellent opportunity for a smart, ambitious and self-motivated individual to join a friendly environment.

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

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Closing date: 08 Feb 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Sunday, shifts to be confirmed

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    65 weeks

  • Possible start date

    15 Feb 2022

  • Date posted

    28 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    2 available

Stevenage Swimming Centre are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work with them as an Leisure Assistant Apprentice Level 2.

Come and join the team!

This role is to assist and supervise customers in their use of facilities, provide Life guarding services, ensure customer safety and wellbeing and assist in reception and booking duties as required.

An interest in leisure is essential as is the ability to be flexible in working hours as you will be required to work evenings and weekends.

Relevant training will be provided to the successful candidate. Training will include completing the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification, First Aid at work Qualification with AED, safeguarding, manual handling, and an NVQ level 2 in the leisure sector.

Pool supervision is a key part of the job role. This role requires working on a rota basis to include daytimes, evenings and weekends. Time will be set aside in the rota for NVQ work and training to be completed.

Duties will include:

  • Effective communication with other team members
  • Equipment setups safely and on time
  • Maintenance of company standards at all times
  • Provision of safe and effective pool supervision
  • Building cleanliness and undertaking other various housekeeping duties
  • Building and being part of a successful and well-motivated team
  • Delivering excellent customer service at all times
  • Assist in reception and booking duties as required

This is a full-time position and you will be required to work 40 hours per week on a shift basis.

To be considered for this role, you must be a strong and confident swimmer. If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process, to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you can complete 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

As an apprentice with Stevenage Leisure - Stevenage Swimming Centre, you will be studying towards a 12-18 months qualification that will be the Level 2 Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship".

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Strong swimming skills
  • Good communication skills 

Personal qualities

  • An interest in leisure is essential as is the ability to be flexible in working hours as you will be required to work evenings and weekends

Desired qualifications

  • No Qualifications Required, full training will be provided
  • Candidates must be confident swimmers

Future prospects

  • Team Leader or Duty Manager

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.

Employee Benefits:

  • Free gym membership for you & discounted membership for a friend
  • Discounted use of facilities at SLL centres
  • Discounts at major attractions and retailers, online and in store
  • Ongoing training with great career opportunities in the leisure industry

About the employer

Stevenage Swimming Centre offers a diverse swimming programme with sessions ranging from Aquacise classes to Parent & Toddler, Swimming lessons to lane and public swims and fun and family sessions. Whether you are looking to join in on a class or have a relaxing swim we can facilitate for all your needs in a safe, relaxing and well maintained environment


Stevenage Swimming Centre


St. Georges Way



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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Lifetime Training Ltd



Leisure Team Member Level 2 Apprenticeship Standard:

  • Level 3 in first aid
  • Level 2 fitness or gym instruction
  • Level1/Level 2 swimming teacher

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: 08 Feb 2022