Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship

WEALDEN LEISURE LIMITED

Bourton On The Water, GL54 2BD

Closes in 12 days (Thursday 1 August)

Posted on 11 July 2024


Summary

Freedom leisure actively promotes healthy lifestyles, and our community facilities are the perfect place to achieve this.

Annual wage
£12,480 a year

Minimum wage rates (opens in new tab)

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

Training course
Leisure team member (level 2)
Hours
Mon - Sun - Exact shifts to be confirmed, Including Evenings and Weekends

37 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 8 August

Duration

1 Year 3 Months

Positions available

4

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

Leisure Team Member Apprenticeship L2 including Functional Skills in Maths and English

 A IQL Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding.

 One of the following: A Swim England Level 2 in Teaching Swimming or A STA level 2 Certificate in Teaching Swimming.

A Level 2 Certificate in Fitness or Gym Instruction awarded by; Focus Awards, Active IQ, Innovate Awarding, NCFE, VCTC or YMCA Awards

 A Level 3 certificate in First Aid (to be taken either as a stand-alone qualification or as a separate part of the IQL Level 2 Award in Pool Lifeguarding).

Leisure team member / Institute for Apprenticeships and Technical Education

Where you’ll work

Station

Bourton On The Water

GL54 2BD

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

LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

Your training course

Leisure team member (level 2)

Equal to GCSE

Course contents
  • Work in a team to support peers and colleagues to meet the goals of the business.
  • Communicate (written, verbal) accurately and effectively and in line with legal requirements. E.g. Information on products and accident reporting procedures.
  • Undertake the operational housekeeping of the leisure facility. For example, assembling, dismantling, routine maintenance and storage of equipment. Cleaning tasks. Opening and closing procedures, including evacuation. Safe set up of equipment and activities.
  • Monitor customer use of equipment and ensure their safety, intervening as necessary.
  • Comply with the legal requirements to ensure the safety, security and well-being of all colleagues and customers within the facility, such as Equality Act, HSE Act, COSHH, RIDDOR, Safeguarding and Protecting Children, Data Protection, BSI and European guidelines relevant to the environment, first aid regulations.
  • Use IT including front of house system, social media and digital channels.
  • Perform all the duties of a swimming teacher including; delivering swimming lessons that develop water confidence, core aquatic skills, safety and technical skills across a range of participants of different abilities from non swimmer to advanced. Promoting and raising awareness of swimming opportunities. Supervising and leading swimming teachers assistants.
  • Perform the duties of a lifeguard including; working as part of a team to provide safe supervision of swimmers and prevent accidents. How to intervien providing rescues and life saving techniques when necessary.
  • Perform all of the duties of a gym instructor; including; conducting, gym inductions, client consultations, assessment and review and health screening. Use underpinning knowledge of anatomy, physiology, human movement and biomechanics and applying fitness training techniques. Planning, reviewing and delivering safe and effective gym based exercise programmes with individuals and small groups.
  • Plan activity sessions using techniques that are suitable for the participant(s) and their goals.
  • Undertake pre-activity screening and health and safety checks when leading group sessions/classes.
  • Lead groups using appropriate communication methods and instructing styles and apply suitable group management techniques when instructing participants.
  • 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:

    • None Required (grade C/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
    • Customer care skills
    • Team working

    About this company

    Are you a competent swimmer? Are you looking for an opportunity to move into the Leisure industry? Freedom leisure actively promotes healthy lifestyles, and our community facilities are the perfect place to achieve this.

    https://www.freedom-leisure.co.uk/ (opens in new tab)

    After this apprenticeship

    Progression within the company.

    Ask a question

    The contact for this apprenticeship is:

    LIFETIME TRAINING GROUP LIMITED

    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000264116.

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    Closes in 12 days (Thursday 1 August)

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