Personal Training Apprentice

Recruiter
Lifetime Training
Location
Newbury
Salary
225.00 per week
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Education
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
To be considered for this Apprenticeship, you must already hold your Level 2 in Fitness Instructing.

As a Personal Trainer you will be responsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of users in the gym whilst working towards your Personal Trainer Level 3.

Within the gym you'll be getting hands on practical experience and planning member inductions as well as being responsible for maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the member's area.

Your main responsibilities will include:
• Developing and delivering exercise sessions
• Assist with the organisation and instruction of classes within the gyms as required
• Carry out member inductions
• Increasing membership sales and promotional activities
• Assist the Fitness Instructor in their day-to-day tasks and help maintain all equipment in working order to an exemplary standard of hygiene and cleanliness
• Ensuring regular contact with all customers to maintain retention levels
• Aspects of reception work (Answering phone calls, emails, face to face enquiries from members)
• Maintain and look to exceed standards of cleanliness and maintenance in all areas of the gym.
• And much, much more that will allow you to work with experienced staff gaining essential practise skills!

Previous experience in a gym, sales or customer interfacing role would be advantageous but comprehensive training can be given to those with natural enthusiasm and a passion for the industry.

Applicants must be self-motivated and target-driven yet able to work within a supportive team environment and possess a "can-do" attitude.

This is an Apprenticeship position working towards the Level 3 in Personal Training you'll be working 30 hours per week on a shift rota. The training is government funded and is provided by Lifetime Training.

Personal Qualities :
You must be enthusiastic and able to work well in a team.

Skills Required :
You need to have a keen interest in the health and fitness industry and be dedicated to working towards your qualification.

Future Prospects :
Potential of a fulltime position on successful completion of the Apprenticeship

Training to be Provided :
Level 3 in Personal Training
Functional Skills in Maths, English and ICT (if applicable)

Other Information :
The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.50 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £4.05 an hour for under 18's, £5.60 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.05 for 21 to 24 year olds and £7.50 for 25 years old and over. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and any training that's part of their apprenticeship.

Things to consider :
The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early


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