L3 Apprentice in Gym Instructing and Personal Training. KENTS GYM LTD

Are you passionate about being a personal trainer? Provide 1:1 and group inductions, work alongside the gyms PT's to get excellent experience and knowledge from other members of the team and general exercise programmes, including introduction to new equipment and renewing memberships, where appropriate. Learning on the job!

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Closing date: 24 Jun 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    30 hours per week over 5 days. (shifts will change each week, can include evenings, weekends and mornings.) Shifts to be confirmed.

    Total hours per week: 30.0

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    22 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    07 Jun 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

No work experience is required just a keen interest for working within the fitness industry and learn from your mentors.

On a day to day basis you will be undertaking:

  • All general duties of a gym instructor will be covered
  • Working alongside the gyms PT's to get excellent experience and knowledge from other members of the team
  • Opening up the gym following the opening up procedure
  • Keeping vending machine stocked
  • Welcoming members into the gym 
  • Ensuring all areas of the gym are tidy at all times
  • Filling up centre feed rolls and spray bottles throughout the gym as required
  • Emptying bins as required
  • Advising members on correct technique in the gym on an ad hoc basis
  • Providing programming / training advice to members - writing programs if necessary
  • Showing new members how to work cardio and weights equipment - writing programs as necessary
  • Cleaning of gym equipment 
  • Vacuuming / mopping floors / cleaning areas in the gym as required
  • Maintenance checks of gym equipment 
  • Changing room checks on a regular basis
  • Involvement in studio classes - will begin by shadowing our class instructors before being considered for own class
  • Ensuring members follow our club rulesPotential for the right candidate to take on personal training clients
  • Signing up new members
  • Floor walking the gym - chatting to members 
  • Closing down the gym following closing down procedure

You’ll need:

  • The ability to be confident to teach group sessions
  • The ability to work unaided when training permits
  • Willingness to complete a Level 3 Personal Trainer Apprenticeship
  • Communication to speak to members and build a clientele of new membership

You will receive full in-house training alongside professionals who have already undertaken this qualification. As well as working towards a professionally recognised industry standard qualification.

The training you will be getting

Level 3 Personal Trainer apprenticeship standard qualification, which includes:

  • Level 2 Functional Skills in maths and English (if required) 
  • End-Point Assessment (EPA) 
  • On-the-job training and assessment throughout the programme
  • Off-the-job training to acquire the required knowledge and skills

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

  • Progression to a permanent position for the right candidate to build their own personal PT client list. This qualification will enable you to go on to further health & fitness qualifications.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness, Self Motivated, Good attendance record, Enthusiasm, Willing to progress


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade C/4 or above) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Math (Grade C/4 or above) Desired

Things to consider

Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). Check the postcode of the business and make sure you check the bus routes/ travel to ensure you can get there on a daily basis. The role involves being active and demonstrating exercises and equipment as a daily part of the role so please ensure that you are happy with this. You need to have a genuine interest in the health & fitness industry.

About the employer

Welcome to KENTS GYM, Bradford’s Premier independent, family run fitness centre! We have been providing health and fitness to the local area for the past 30 years. Our aim is to help everybody, regardless of their shape, size or health requirements to achieve their goals. We boast a spacious and well equipped facility that rivals anywhere, but at the same time is a friendly, family-run club. Take a look around and see what Kents Gym is about. Pop in any time and one of the team will be happy to show you around







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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


Mandy Hodson



Apprenticeship standard

Personal trainer

Level 3 (A level)

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

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