Personal Training Apprenticeship Level 3, Northampton

FITNESS4LESS LIMITED

NORTHAMPTON, NN1 1SR

Closes in 12 days (Monday 5 August)

Posted on 1 July 2024


Summary

If you are looking for your first step into a career in the Fitness Industry we would like to speak to you! We are offering strong candidates the opportunity to work in our club, gaining industry experience while working towards your Personal Training Apprenticeship. Duties include managing Reception and supporting Gym members.

Annual wage
£12,480 a year

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The pay may be negotiated and may rise after a probation period has been successfully completed.

Training course
Personal trainer (level 3)
Hours
7 day shift pattern Monday - Friday 5.45 - 22.15, Friday 5.45 -21.15. Weekend 7.45 - 18.15.

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Tuesday 6 August

Duration

1 Year 6 Months

Positions available

1

Work

As an apprentice, you’ll work at a company and get hands-on experience. You’ll gain new skills and work alongside experienced staff.

What you’ll do at work

  • Full Level 3 Personal Trainer Apprenticeship.
  • Gym Instructor Certificate Level 2 (if required). 
  • Diploma in Personal Training Level 3.
  • Level 2 English and Maths (if required).
  • Full training within the Gym to be provided. 
  • Ongoing CPD.

Where you’ll work

Fitness4less, Sol Central, Marefair

NORTHAMPTON

NN1 1SR

Training

An apprenticeship includes regular training with a college or other training organisation. At least 20% of your working hours will be spent training or studying.

College or training organisation

CENTRAL YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION

Your training course

Personal trainer (level 3)

Equal to A level

Course contents
  • Ability to apply appropriate methods and techniques to facilitate clients’ desired physiological goals.
  • Assess clients’ readiness to change behaviour and apply effective change strategies, communication techniques and motivation to facilitate healthy behaviours that move them towards their goals and promote programme adherence.
  • Implement a range of theories relating to client motivation and behaviour change.
  • Identify commonly occurring conditions and provide information, advice and support to clients where required.
  • Promote wellness advice and demonstrate an understanding of how modern lifestyles impact upon the health and wellbeing of the client, providing signposting to appropriate professionals where relevant.
  • Design, tailor and coach an effective exercise programme, using appropriate equipment. Continuously monitor and review the effectiveness of the exercise programme to ensure it is engaging, varied and progressive to clients’ needs and goals, whilst following the principles of training and exercise science.
  • Develop and deliver exercise sessions in environments other than the gym to individuals and small groups. Review and evaluate the effectiveness of these exercise programmes and amend accordingly.
  • Correctly demonstrate a wide range of exercise techniques, carry out reviews and advise clients on their performance and apply suitable adaptations for those at different levels of fitness.
  • Analyse clients’ performance and apply suitable adaptations, regressions, progressions and corrective strategies to ensure continued success.
  • Analyse client’s dietary habits and identify areas for improvement.
  • Apply nutritional principles when developing exercise and lifestyle programmes for clients.
  • Ensure the use of appropriate IT systems to support and manage all aspects of a personal training business such as record keeping, sales and invoicing, client and group management, class scheduling, retention levels and session reminders.
  • Manage the effectiveness of a client’s exercise programme through the use of appropriate available systems.
  • Use appropriate products to support and manage clients effectively. Present, analyse and interpret data and information in line with professional practice.
  • Provide a high standard, client focused service through excellence in the fitness environment and application of best practice such as injury prevention and risk management.
  • Demonstrate tact and discretion when handing client data, adhering to relevant legislation
  • Ability to effectively communicate with clients using a range of techniques.
  • Be able to interpret and evaluate communication and adapt own communication styles in order to encourage and motivate clients to achieve their goals.
  • Ability to implement and adapt strategies to successfully gain and retain clients, ensuring the development and sustainability of the client base.
  • Plan and regularly review business performance in order to meet business goals and targets whilst identifying areas for improvement.
  • Implement a variety of effective marketing strategies to engage prospective clients.
  • Ability to promote and sell products and personal training services.
  • Your training plan

    This training plan has not been finalised. Check with this employer if you’ll need to travel to a college or training location for this apprenticeship.

    Requirements

    Desirable qualifications

    GCSE or equivalent in:

    • Maths (grade 4)

    Let the company know about other relevant qualifications and industry experience you have. They can adjust the apprenticeship to reflect what you already know.

    Skills

    • Communication skills
    • Attention to detail
    • Organisation skills
    • Customer care skills
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    This is a physically active role, we expect you to be energised, enthusiastic & ready to get stuck in. Applicants must be friendly, helpful, able to work in a team & have good time keeping skills. Be flexible with hours & be able to get here for opening up if required at 05:45, & if on the late shift be able to get home when shift finishes at 22:15

    About this company

    At Fitness4Less we aim to offer good quality gym facilities for the cheapest price. We believe cost shouldn’t be a barrier to getting everyone involved in beneficial fitness activities to improve health, wellness and vitality.  Our focus is to create a friendly, non-intimidating

    After this apprenticeship

    Opportunity to learn and develop within the company.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    CENTRAL YOUNG MEN'S CHRISTIAN ASSOCIATION

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000261648.

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    Closes in 12 days (Monday 5 August)

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