Leisure Team Member Apprentice - Multi Skill

(SLM) - Central Park Leisure Centre - Romford

Gooshays Drive, RM3 9LB

Closes in 15 days (Thursday 8 August)

Posted on 11 July 2024


Are you passionate about Sport, Exercise and Fitness? Everyone Active are looking for a new Leisure Team Member Apprentice. The role involves Fitness Instructing, Lifeguarding, Swim Teaching, and leading group activity sessions! Apply now!

Annual wage
£9,984 a year

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

Training course
Leisure team member (level 2)
Monday - Sunday. Exact shifts to be confirmed.

30 hours a week

Possible start date

Thursday 15 August


1 Year 3 Months

Positions available



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 Level 2 qualification, including Functional Skills in maths and English, if required.
  • You will achieve your Level 2 in Fitness Instructing, Level 1&2 Swim Teaching & NPLQ Lifeguarding qualifications as part of this apprenticeship.
  • Training schedule has yet to be agreed. Details will be made available at a later date.

Where you’ll work

Gooshays Drive



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


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.


    Desirable qualifications

    Other in:

    • None required (grade None required)

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


    • Team Working
    • Organisation Skills

    Other requirements

    The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early This role requires evening and weekend working on a rota basis.

    About this company

    Sports and Leisure Management was established in 1987 and is the longest established leisure contractor in the UK. Sports and Leisure Management Limited's consumer brand is Everyone Active, which is the name that can be seen at over 150+ leisure and cultural facilities across the UK. We successfully manage these facilities in partnership with 45 different local councils. We pride ourselves on achieving excellent operational standards, driving up activity participation, maintaining service excel

    After this apprenticeship

    • Potential Progression to Team Leader and then onto Duty Management training.

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    The contact for this apprenticeship is:


    The reference code for this apprenticeship is VAC1000264127.

    Apply now

    Closes in 15 days (Thursday 8 August)

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