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Aspiring Leisure Professional Apprentice Impulse Leisure

Whether you want to commence a new career, work closer to home, return to work, get ahead of the game by obtaining practical experience, earn whilst learning, work flexibly or obtain industry recognised qualifications without being stuck in a classroom, our career pathways are for everyone regardless of age or circumstance. As an apprentice you will undertake training and gain experience/ qualifications in a variety of duties in departments across the industry e.g., poolside, fitness suite. An apprentice will initially learn and then assist in the supervision, control and safety of the public whilst using the facilities of the leisure centres.

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

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Closing date: 16 Dec 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,254.44

    The salary can increase subject to meeting defined milestones as your capability and qualifications increase

    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

    37 hours per week (Including early mornings, late evenings, weekend and bank holiday working patterns according to operational need) Shifts TBC

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    09 Jan 2023

  • Date posted

    14 Nov 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate
    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000106388

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To undertake training and gain experience/ qualifications in a variety of duties in departments across the industry e.g. poolside, fitness suite.

To initially learn and then assist in the supervision, control and safety of the public whilst using the facilities of the leisure centres. 

  • Work as a lifeguard on poolside (when qualified) 
  • Help to maintain the gym floor and assist members where necessary
  • Welcome members and assist with any queries 
  • Assist with fitness classes (when qualified)

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

  • Level 2 Leisure Team Member Standard
  • L2 NPLQ
  • L1 Swim Teacher
  • L2 Fitness Instructor
  • L3 First Aid at Work
  • English and Maths Functional Skills (if required) 

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

On successful completion of the 18 month apprenticeship programme, the Company would expect to be able to offer continued employment and/or further career pathway opportunities, subject of course to the candidate meeting the required standards


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

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

Qualifications

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

About the employer

Impulse Leisure is an ambitious and innovative organisation that operates as a Charitable Leisure Trust. We operate a total of four facilities across Essex in pursuit of our mission – to create active and healthy communities. We are a vital component in the improvement of health and wellbeing in the communities in which we work, and continually seek applicants who will share in our vision. Therefore, we only seek the most inspiring, highly motivated and professional people to join our teams.

Employer

Impulse Leisure

Address

Springhouse Road

Corringham

SS17 7NB

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Training

Training provider

CREATIVE SPORT & LEISURE LTD

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: 16 Dec 2022