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Activity Leadership Apprenticeship

Pay: £203.50
Location: Milton Keynes Milton Keynes United Kingdom
Category: Entry Level
Available from: Immediately
Finishes on: Ongoing Position
Type of work: Full Time, Indoor , Daytime Work
Job reference: E03171164
Leisure / Hotels 2019-09-05 2020-02-08

Job Description

Summary

You will also work towards your Level 2 in Fitness Instructing (Which is included in the Activity Leadership Level 2)

Your duties will include:

- Provide exceptional customer service to all members
- Assisting with gym tours and inductions
- Support the centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons
- Adopting a customer service focussed and commercial approach to swimming lesson sales and retention, similar to that traditionally seen in the fitness environment
- Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines
- Creating personal exercise places for members
- Support and deliver community engagement linked to increasing swimming participation
- To support the coaching team when required to maintain continuity of teaching and excellent customer service
- To teach swimming when needed to fit the needs of the programme
- To cover lifeguard positions when needed to fit the needs of the swimming lesson programme and centre pool programme
- You will support the swimming lesson programme under the guidance of the General Manager or equivalent and the Regional Aquatics Manager

You will work a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours whilst working within the centre.

You will work towards your Activity Leadership Level 2 through work based learning delivered by Lifetime Training as well as your National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification, Fitness Instructing Certificate (Included in the Activity Leadership)

To be considered for this role, you must be a strong and confident swimmer.

If you are invited to interview for this role you will be required to complete a swim test as part of the interview process, in order to be considered for the role you must be able to demonstrate you are able to do the following.

Jump/dive into deep water
Swim 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds
Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 30 seconds
Surface dive to floor of pool (deepest part)
Climb out unaided without ladders/steps and where pool design permits

Requirements and Prospectus Desired skills

Candidates must have a passion for fitness and want to progress within the industry.
Must be a strong and competent swimmer

Personal qualities

Flexible availability for shift work

Qualifications required

No Qualifications Required

Future prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications and a full time job

Training to be delivered

Level 2 Diploma in Activity Leadership
Diploma in Leisure Operations
Diploma in Fitness Instructing
NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification)

Duration: 12 - 15 months
Apprenticeship level: Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Possible start date: 09 Dec 2019
Working week: 37 hours per week inc. evenings and weekends

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