Leisure Team Member Apprentice Active Torridge - Torridge Leisure Centre

Leisure Assistant role working within a Leisure Centre comprising of Lifeguarding, Swim/Sport Instructing, Gym Instructing and general front of house and cleaning duties.

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

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Closing date: 09 Oct 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    40 Hours Per Week - Exact Shifts To Be Confirmed - Including Early Mornings, Evenings and Weekends.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    16 Oct 2023

  • Date posted

    11 Sep 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 2 (GCSE)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

The role of a Leisure Assistant is to help deliver a safe and enjoyable experience to our customers within our Leisure Centres.

The role comprises of Lifeguarding duties, Swim Teaching, Sports Coaching, Gym Instructing as well as general front of house duties such as membership sales, till work and basic admin.

There will also be a requirement to carry out some housekeeping tasks to ensure the centre remains clean and safe for our customers

Main Duties and Responsibilities -

(Once qualified) - To supervise swimming activities and provide a safe pool area for users, ensuring that policies, guidelines and safety procedures are followed

(Once qualified) - To assist with delivering inductions and personal programmes in the gym

(Once qualified) - To deliver swimming lessons and sports coaching

To ensure that strict health and safety regulations are adhered to, drawing attention to any unsafe practices

To administer first aid in the event of injury, and as and when required

To prepare and set up equipment where needed for group and individual sessions

To help take bookings for lessons/clubs/classes

To assist the front of house team as and when required

To ensure that the centre is clean and tidy at all times

Acting as a role model, gaining the respect and trust of the people you work with

As an apprentice with Active Torridge you will work towards your Leisure Team Member L2 Qualification over the course of 15 months.

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

  • Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship Level 2
  • Functional Skills in maths and English
  • Blended on/off the job training and location to be confirmed

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

- Ability progress on to become a Trainee Duty Manager, Personal Trainer or Swimming Coach.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Team Working, Organisation Skills


Other None required (Grade None required) Desired

About the employer

Our friendly and welcoming centre offers an inclusive wellness facility for the local community of Bideford and the surrounding area. Facilities include a 25m swimming pool and learner pool perfect for swimming lessons and aqua classes plus a fitness studio and a modern dance studio. With great value memberships on offer and expert advice and guidance on hand by our team of Health & Fitness Instructors. We will ensure you reach your goals and enjoy the journey. Its all part of the service!


Active Torridge - Torridge Leisure Centre


Benson Drive

EX39 1UY

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Training provider


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: 09 Oct 2023