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Apprentice Lifeguard Wiltshire Council

Our Lifeguards proactively safeguard the activities taking part in and around our swimming areas whilst enabling and delivering the safe and effective operations of the leisure centre.

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

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,280.00

    We have an apprenticeship pay scale which reflect your age and level of apprenticeship undertaking. This will be discussed at interview.

  • Working week

    Shift work, early mornings and weekend work. This will be discussed at interview and appointment.

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    19 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    01 Aug 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000072283

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Our Lifeguards proactively safeguard the activities taking part in and around our swimming areas whilst enabling and delivering the safe and effective operations of the leisure centre.

You will learn how to lifeguard pool sessions, ensure the setting up and taking down of equipment is carried out, plus general cleaning tasks and maintenance/building checks.

We provide a range of targeted physical activity, sport and leisure opportunities for all our customers to ensure they have an enjoyable experience within our leisure campuses across Wiltshire.

We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join us at The Activity Zone in Malmesbury as an Apprentice Lifeguard working 30 hours per week.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 2 Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Standard 

  • Level 3 Certificate in First Aid
  • Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding 
  • Level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming
  • Level 2 Certificate in Fitness or Gym Instruction 

Maths and English Functional Skills if required. 

The apprenticeship training will be delivered in the workplace with assessor visits and online meetings. 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

At the end of the apprenticeship you will be able to demonstrate the specific qualifications, knowledge and skills required for this role.
Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship you will move into the role that is attached on the advert on Wiltshire Council's website, job reference LCC01239


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths & English (Grade C/4) Desired

About the employer

"We empower our people to innovate and collaborate in order to build strong communities" Our core values support the delivery of this vision and underpin what we stand for and how we do things. 1. Trust and Respect 2. Responsibility 3. Excellence We have three main hubs, County Hall (Trowbridge), Monkton Park (Chippenham) and Bourne Hill (Salisbury).

Employer

Wiltshire Council

Address

The Activity Zone

Bremilham Road

Malmesbury

SN16 0DQ

Contact

Apprenticeship Team

apprenticeships@wiltshire.gov.uk

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Training

Training provider

LOCOMOTIVATION LTD.

Apprenticeship standard

Leisure team member

Level 2 (GCSE)


Employer's Application Instructions

Head to our website to apply. Details on the Council's application process are explained by clicking the link provided above. Job reference LCC01239

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

Apply now

Closing date: 31 Aug 2022