Job Title : Fitness Instructor Apprenticeship
Employer : PD Fitness - Malemsbury
Location : Malmesbury, Wiltshire, SN16 0AJ
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Fitness and Active Leisure
Vacancy Reference : VAC-46183
Vacancy Short Description : Looking for a future career in Fitness? Then apply to become a qualified fitness instructor at PD Fitness - Malemsbury, through one of our award winning apprenticeships!
Qualifications Required : No Qualifications Required
Vacancy Full Description : As a fitness instructor you will be responsible for ensuring the comfort and safety of users at PD Fitness whilst working towards your Fitness Instructing Level 2.
Your duties will include:
• Reflect on and develop own practice in providing exercise and physical activity
• Promote health, safety and welfare in active leisure and recreation
• Work with clients to help them to adhere to exercise and physical activity.
• Plan and prepare gym-based exercise
• Instruct and supervise gym-based exercise
• Building cleanliness and undertaking other various housekeeping duties
• Maintenance of company standards at all times
• To handle potential membership enquiries & to maximise cross-selling and up-selling opportunities through proactive initiatives.
Experience with gym equipment would be an advantage but not necessary as this can taught on the job and through the apprenticeship.
This is an Apprenticeship position working towards the Level 2 in fitness instructing you’ll be working 30 hours per week on a shift rota. The training is government funded and is provided by Lifetime Training.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 30 hours shift work, inc weekends and evenings
Weekly Wage : £120.00
Application Deadline Date : 23/09/2019
Possible Start Date : 30/09/2019
Personal Qualities : Passionate about health and fitness
Dedicated to gaining your Fitness Instructor qualification
Skills Required : Candidates must have a keen interest within the leisure industry and want to progress within this field. You must also have great communication and customer service skills along with determination to succeed and work hard.
Future Prospects : Possible progression towards further qualifications into a full time job
Training to be Provided : Apprenticeship in Instructing Exercise and Fitness L2
Functional Skills in Maths
Functional Skills in English
Functional Skills in ICT
Other Information : The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £3.90 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 £6.15 an hour for 18-20 year olds, £7.70 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.21 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that’s part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2019.
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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