Health & Fitness Apprenticeship

Fusion Lifestyle
£5 per hour
21 Apr 2017
21 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
If you want a career in the leisure and fitness industry, an Apprenticeship at Fusion Lifestyle is the perfect place to start!

Job Title: Health & Fitness Apprenticeship

Location: Leatherhead Leisure Centre

Salary: £5 per hour

Hours: 20 - 40 hours per week, various shifts between 5am and 10.30pm 7 days a week.

We are hiring individuals that are interested in health & fitness as a career path to join us and help our members lead active lifestyles! Our apprenticeships are broad and give 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.

Apprenticeship - 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 an 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 recognised qualification (in Activity Leadership) 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 allows you to progress into the roles of General Manager and Divisional Business Manager.

An apprenticeship in Active Leisure with Fusion Lifestyle will provide you with an exceptional grounding to progress in the world of leisure!

We've designed an assessment day that's informative, fun and interactive. You will have a chance to learn more about Fusion and the career pathways on offer; speak with existing staff; be interviewed for relevant vacancies and will complete relevant assessments all on the same day. Individuals that pass our interview and swim competency assessments will be provided with full training. The successful candidates that are offered employment will be required to complete NPLQ training. Fusion Lifestyle recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce and we, therefore, welcome applications from all backgrounds and all sections of the community.

To submit your CV for this exciting opportunity, please click 'Apply' now.

Keywords: Trainee, Apprenticeship, Lifeguard, Gym Instructor, Personal Trainer, Customer Service Executive, Customer Relations Advisor, Sales Executive, Sales Assistant, Leisure Assistant.