Personal Trainer Apprentice Level 3

Welcome Gym

CHESHAM, HP5 1NE

Closes in 14 days (Friday 2 August)

Posted on 1 July 2024


Summary

To contribute fully to the operational function of the club, meeting targets for member satisfaction, member income and operational goals. Welcome every arrival warmly and look for opportunities to make their first contact a special one and assist them to understand the equipment until confidence is of an acceptable level.

Annual wage
£11,648 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
We are open 7 days a week so you will need to be able to work on those shifts provided in the working week here. Working Hours (example 9am-5pm or Shifts TBC) 6am-2pm, 10am – 6pm, 12pm- 8pm or 2pm- 10pm.

35 hours a week

Possible start date

Monday 5 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

  • Personal Trainer Apprenticeship Standard L3
  • Combined L2 Gym instructor certificate
  • Functional skills in maths and English (if required)
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date

Where you’ll work

AMERSHAM ROAD

CHESHAM

HP5 1NE

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
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working
    • Physical fitness

    Other requirements

    We are open 7 days a week so you will need to be able to work on those shifts provided in the working week here. Working Hours (example 9-5 or Shifts TBC) 6-2, 10 – 6, 12- 8 or 2- 10. Wage apprentice minimum wage https://www.gov.uk/national-minimum-wage-rates

    About this company

    Welcome Gym in Chesham is a friendly and well-equipped gym. Currently the cheapest gym in the town, offering amazing value, we provide over 60 FREE ‘instructor led’ fitness workshops and classes, every week.

    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 VAC1000261711.

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    Closes in 14 days (Friday 2 August)

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