Activity Leadership Apprentice | Daventry

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18 Apr 2019
28 Apr 2019
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Full Time
Activity Leadership Apprentice - Daventry Leisure Centre
Daventry Leisure Centre are looking for enthusiastic and energetic candidates to work towards their Activity Leadership Level 2 and be part of a friendly team to provide a fun, safe and quality experience for all of our customers. 9% of your time will be working in the leisure/wet-side of the centre. The other 1% will be based in the gym, in order for the apprentice to complete the fitness side of the Apprenticeship. Your duties will include: - Your role will mainly be based around the pool doing LIFEGUARDING - Provide exceptional customer service to all members - Ensuring the centre is always clean and tidy - Assisting with gym tours and inductions - Setting up/dismantling and storing away activity equipment sefetly - Adopting a customer service focussed and commercial approach to swimming lesson sales and retention, similar to that traditionally seen in the fitness environment - To support the coaching team when required to maintain continuity of teaching and excellent customer service - To cover lifeguard positions when needed to fit the needs of the swimming lesson programme and centre pool programme 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 and Leisure Operations Level 2 (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 5 metres in no more than 6 seconds • Swim 1 metres continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 3 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 be passionate about wanting to work within the leisure industry and willing to work towards their apprenticeship.

Personal qualities

Working well in a team Strong interest in the Sports and Leisure industry

Qualifications required

No previous qualifications required.

Future prospects

Possible progression onto further qualifications and a full time position

Training to be delivered

Apprenticeship in Activity Leadership Functional Skills in Maths Functional Skills in English Functional Skills in ICT

About the employer
From our newly-refurbished gym to the two swimming pools, the full-sized astroturf pitch and the grass outdoor pitch too, you’re sure to find something to keep you active and entertained at Daventry Leisure Centre. Alongside these offerings, our comprehensive group exercise programme offers something for everyone, whatever your fitness levels and goals, while the sports hall hosts gymnastics sessions, trampolining, basketball, badminton and five-a-side football too.

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