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Lifeguard/Leisure Assistant Apprentice

Lifetime Training
Willesden Green
£225 per week
Closing date
24 Mar 2023

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Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
Start Date
12-18 months

Job Details

Your duties will include:

Work towards Lifeguard qualification and once qualified focus on Lifeguarding and swim teaching qualification.

Provide exceptional customer service to all members

Assisting with gym tours and inductions

Support the centre swim teaching team to deliver exceptional swimming lessons

Adopting a customer service focused and commercial approach to swimming lesson sales and retention, similar to that traditionally seen in the fitness environment

Showing members how to use the gym equipment and machines

Creating personal exercise places for members

Support and deliver community engagement linked to increasing swimming participation

to Support the coaching team when required to maintain continuity of teaching and excellent customer service

to teach swimming when needed to fit the needs of the programme

to cover lifeguard positions when needed to fit the needs of the swimming lesson programme and centre pool programme

You will Support the swimming lesson programme under the guidance of the General Manager or equivalent and the Regional Aquatics Manager

You will work a combination of Gym and Leisure side hours whilst working within the centre.

As well as your National Pool Lifeguarding Qualification, you will get the following qualifications:

First Aid Level 3, Fitness Instructing Certificate and swim teaching Level 1 and 2

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 50 metres in no more than 60 seconds

- Swim 100 metres continuously on front and back in deep water and then tread water for 30 seconds

- Surface dive to floor of pool (deepest part)

- Climb out unaided without ladders/steps and where pool design permits

At 1Life, you will work towards your Leisure Team Member Level 2 standard through work based learning delivered by Lifetime Training over a 15 month duration.


Lifetime provides award-winning apprenticeship programmes and expert strategy advice. We are specialists in delivering apprenticeships across the Business Services, Management, Health and Social Care, Early Years, Active Leisure, Hospitality and Retail sectors between levels 2 to 5. We’ve developed through organic growth and strategic acquisitions over the last 25 years to become the UK's largest national provider of apprenticeships. We support over 20,000 learners a year, using our extensive knowledge and robust resource. Our team of over 1,000 employees ensures that we provide high quality, national coverage. Lifetime's Head Office houses our Operations 'Support Hub', while our delivery teams of Regional Trainers, English and maths Tutors, Area Managers, and Quality Improvement Coaches are field-based throughout the UK. This ensures that we can offer nationwide coverage with local delivery.

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