Leisure Operational Services Apprentice level 2

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  • Location

    Newmarket, Norfolk
  • Salary

    £136.50 per week
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  • Category

    Customer Service, Fitness and Sport
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A training provider dedicated to enabling students to realise their full potential

Established in 1984, YMCAfit is one of the UK's leading trainers of fitness professionals. We have developed the largest portfolio of fitness training products available in the UK. As a charity, YMCAfit is guided by the belief that every member of society should be able to access the health benefits of regular physical activity.

An award winning organisation

Adult Learning Award 2008
NIACE Award for ground breaking project to train, qualify and employ 200 unemployed black minority or ethnic women from London in the Fitness Industry (YMCAfit's LDA/ESF co funded project).

Leisure Operational Services Apprentice level 2

Opportunity description

Abbeycroft Leisure are recruiting for a Level 2 Qualification in Leisure Operational Services Apprentice to join their team at Newmarket

While you work 35 hours per week over a flexible shift pattern anytime between 6am-10pm you will also get dedicated time with a mentor and tutor to guide you in gaining the key skill set you will need to establish your career in the fitness industry, become an accomplished and fully qualified  Leisure Operational.

Key duties:

  • Ensuring the safe use of the Centre’s facilities by members of the public including supervision of the swimming pools 
  • Undertaking general Reception duties to include welcoming customers, sales of memberships and products, answering 
  • To assist members of the public in their use of the facilities and encourage maximum use of the facilities.
  • Assisting the Centre Management Team with the safe operation of the building, including opening and closing procedures.
  • To undertake cleaning and basic maintenance of the facility, equipment and furniture.
  • Undertake lifeguarding duties (once the National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) has been obtained)
  • Carrying out safety and hygiene checks of the building, equipment and machinery at regular intervals including fire appliances, alarms and first aid equipment.
  • Carrying out regular cleaning of wet and dry public areas, changing rooms and poolside areas.
  • Carrying out any other duties that may be required by the Centre Management Team
  • Taking deliveries of goods/equipment, making stock checks.

The successful candidate:

  • Committed to delivering quality customer service
  • Has a passion and interest in Fitness and Wellbeing
  • Will have GCSEs Maths and English grades 9 - 5 or equivalent

Just apply now and make sure your CV is attached and that you include a brief cover letter that explains why you’re interested in this role and why you are the best person for the job!

Please note that YMCA Training is acting as a recruitment partner in this process and you are not required to contact the business directly. If you have any questions about this or any other apprenticeships advertised here please email  Apprenticeships@ymca.co.uk