Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard Apprentice

Leisure Connection

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Contract: Permanent Apprenticeship
Salary: £2.60p/hour rising to £3.50 per hour upon completion of six month Apprenticeship
Venue: Harpers, at Dunstable Leisure Centre, Bedfordshire
 
Do you want to work in sport and fitness? If you’re a fantastic swimmer, have a great attitude and enthusiasm to be part of a growing company with good prospects, this could be the role for you.
 
Leisure Connection is expanding its ever growing team and is looking for 15 candidates to take on roles as a Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard. Full training will be provided, plus a number of fantastic qualifications so if you’re a strong swimmer and looking to get your foot on the career ladder in sport and leisure this may be the opportunity for you.
 
Although no previous experience or qualifications are required for the role of Leisure Apprentice applicants must be able to swim, dive to the bottom of the pool and climb out of a pool unaided in order to be able to
excel as a Lifeguard, which forms part of the role. Successful applicants will be required to attend an intensive training programme based in either Grantham or Bromley for the first three weeks of their employment.
 
The initial training required to become a Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard Apprentice will be delivered by Lifetime on behalf of Leisure Connection and will cover the following qualifications:
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing Operational Services
  • Key Skills Application of Number Level 1
  • Key Skills Communication Level 1
  • Certificate in Leisure Operations Level 2
  • Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning Level 2
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)*Certificate in Swimming Pool Supervision and Rescue
  • Customer service/ Sales/Marketing within the Leisure Environment
 
The role of Leisure Assistant is full-time, working 30 hours per week in a shift pattern; so apprentices must be prepared to work weekends and evenings when required.
 
So if you’re a strong swimmer, reliable, keen to work in fitness and sport and like the idea of free training on the job, with one of fitness and sport’s leading leisure firms then apply today.
 
About the employer
Leisure Connection, one of the market leaders in outsourced sport, leisure and the arts, is expanding its ever growing team. It's an exciting time for Leisure Connection as our business continues to grow. We currently employ over 4,000 people, from lifeguards to receptionists, to regional development teams and financial experts and have further invested in a significant training and development programme to ensure our colleagues are equipped to deal with the ever changing leisure industry. We are proud of the career opportunities we offer our team members - many of whom have been with us for many years. We promise to offer you a rewarding career that will challenge you, inspire you and enhance your skills and capabilities.
Visit Contract: Permanent Apprenticeship
 
Do you want to work in sport and fitness? If you’re a fantastic swimmer, have a great attitude and
enthusiasm to be part of a growing company with good prospects, this could be the role for you.
 
Leisure Connection is expanding its ever growing team and is looking for 15 candidates to take on roles as
a Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard. Full training will be provided, plus a number of fantastic qualifications so if
you’re a strong swimmer and looking to get your foot on the career ladder in sport and leisure this may be the
opportunity for you.
 
Although no previous experience or qualifications are required for the role of Leisure Apprentice applicants
must be able to swim, dive to the bottom of the pool and climb out of a pool unaided in order to be able to
excel as a Lifeguard, which forms part of the role. Successful applicants will be required to attend an intensive training programme based in either Grantham or Bromley for the first three weeks of their employment.
 
The initial training required to become a Leisure Assistant/Lifeguard Apprentice will be delivered by Lifetime
on behalf of Leisure Connection and will cover the following qualifications:
  • Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Wellbeing Operational Services
  • Key Skills Application of Number Level 1
  • Key Skills Communication Level 1
  • Certificate in Leisure Operations Level 2
  • Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning Level 2
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ)*Certificate in Swimming Pool Supervision and Rescue
  • Customer service/ Sales/Marketing within the Leisure Environment
 
The role of Leisure Assistant is full-time, working 30 hours per week in a shift pattern; so apprentices must be prepared to work weekends and evenings when required.
 
So if you’re a strong swimmer, reliable, keen to work in fitness and sport and like the idea of free training on
the job, with one of fitness and sport’s leading leisure firms then apply today.
 
About the employer
Leisure Connection, one of the market leaders in outsourced sport, leisure and the arts, is expanding its
ever growing team. It's an exciting time for Leisure Connection as our business continues to grow. We
currently employ over 4,000 people, from lifeguards to receptionists, to regional development teams and
financial experts and have further invested in a significant training and development programme to ensure
our colleagues are equipped to deal with the ever changing leisure industry. We are proud of the career
opportunities we offer our team members - many of whom have been with us for many years. We promise to
offer you a rewarding career that will challenge you, inspire you and enhance your skills and capabilities.
 
About the training provider
Lifetime is one of the UK's top training providers and has developed the skills and careers of thousands of
individuals. Lifetime provides the highest quality and most engaging tutors and regional trainers and employs
the most effective, appropriate and innovative delivery and assessment methods - which are award winning! for further details.
 

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