Job Title : Fitness Instructing Apprenticeship
Employer : Fit4Less - Lincoln
Location : Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN2 4GR
Position Type : Apprenticeship
Apprenticeship Framework and Level : Intermediate Level Apprenticeship
Sector : Fitness and Active Leisure
Vacancy Reference : VAC-50428
Vacancy Short Description : Looking for a future career in Fitness? Then apply to become a qualified fitness instructor at Fit4less in Lincoln 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 Fit4less whilst working towards your Level 2 Fitness Instructing & Exercise qualification!
Are you passionate about fitness and leisure and want to start your career in this industry?
Are you energetic and enthusiastic? If you would like to be part of a leading organisation that reward and develop their team, we would like to hear from you.
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.
As an Apprentice Fitness Instructor you will ensure that you and your team provide a stimulating environment for current members, whilst integrating new members through the management and inspection of Point of Sale options.
You will also learn how to:
• 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
This is an Apprenticeship position working towards your level 2 in fitness instructing. You will 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 : £117.00
Application Deadline Date : 14/01/2020
Possible Start Date : 21/01/2020
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 Level 2
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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