Active Leisure Apprenticeship

Fusion Lifestyle
United Kingdom
£5 per hour + Benefits
26 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Active Leisure Apprenticeship If you want a career in the leisure and fitness industry, an Apprenticeship at Fusion Lifestyle is the perfect place to start! Our apprenticeships are broad and give you unrivalled exposure to the successful operation of a leisure centre. You will gain experience in various areas including working as a Gym Instructor, Recreation Assistant/ Lifeguard and Customer Relations Advisor. As a Gym Instructor you'll write training plans for our members and ensure the gym presentation is of a high standard. You will be responsible for the safety of swimmers utilising our exceptional pools and outdoor lidos as a lifeguard (one of the most important jobs at the centre.) For extra variety you will also spend part of your apprenticeship as ''the face of the centre'', where you will be the first point of contact for members and provide excellent customer service and meet sales targets. Essential Criteria - A genuine interest in and passion for the fitness/ leisure industry - Strong communication skills and confidence to interact with customers - The ability to motivate and inspire others to lead active lifestyles - Flexible and able to work various shifts, including some weekend work. Hours of operation generally fall between 5am - 10.30pm, 7 days a week and your role with involve a range of early or late shifts - You should have a good level of swimming fitness. You will need to pass a swim test which is necessary to qualify for a NPLQ (National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification) course. You must be able to swim 50 meters within 65 seconds, swim 100 meters on both your front and back, and be able to recover a casualty from the deepest part of the pool- plus more At Fusion Lifestyle we invest heavily in the development of our apprentices and employees. You will receive valuable training and a nationally recognized qualification (in Active Leisure) during your apprenticeship, allowing you to reach your full potential. That is only the start: talented operational staff can be selected for our management development program, which was recognised as the BEST in the industry at the UK CIMSPA awards. An apprenticeship in Active Leisure with Fusion Lifestyle will provide you with an exceptional grounding to progress in the world of leisure! Please keep an eye on your email as short-listed candidates will be invited to assessment centre by email. Fusion Lifestyle recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and we therefore welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community.
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