Leisure Apprentice Everybody Health & Leisure

We are looking for apprentices to join our team undertaking a range of activities and achieving qualifications in lifeguarding, swimming teaching & gym instruction. This is an ideal entry level position for someone who would like a career within leisure with an award winning employer. Positions will be available throughout Cheshire East.

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

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Closing date: 22 May 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


    All of our apprenticeships offer 6 month pay increases as long as all educational aspects are up to date and there are no workplace concerns.

  • Working week

    You will work on shifts that will include early mornings, evenings and weekend work. Shifts to be confirmed. There is generally a 3-week rota so you will only work 1 in 3 weekends

    Total hours per week: 37.0

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    02 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

What you will do in your working day

  • Working with our reception team
  • Lifeguarding on one of our swimming pools
  • Delivering swimming lessons to children
  • Working in a busy gym environment

The training you will be getting

We deliver all of our training in-house in one of our Academy suites and you will train alongside our other apprentices on the programme. Generally this will be one day per week, although there will be times when you will do blocks of training when completing qualifications.

You wil gain the following as a minimum but other opportunities may be available:

  • Level 2 Gym Instructor Apprenticeship Standard
  • Level 3 First Aid at Work
  • Level 1 & 2 Swim Teacher
  • Level 2 Lifeguard 

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • A number of our apprentices have continued with us into specialist health programme or fitness roles, are undertaking training to become duty managers or have progressed to different parts of our business

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Physical fitness, Swimming


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

About the employer

Everybody Health and Leisure is a health and wellbeing charity based in Cheshire East that improves people’s lives through physical activity & healthy recreation. We operate 18 leisure facilities throughout Cheshire East and employ around 1,000 people in a variety of roles.


Everybody Health & Leisure


Macclesfield Leisure Centre

Priory Lane


SK10 4AF


Richard Roeton


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Training provider


Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Leisure team member

Level 2 (GCSE)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

Employer's Application Instructions

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

Apply now

Closing date: 22 May 2024