Sports & Fitness Apprenticeship - Oxford at Fusion Lifestyle

8.7 /10
Programme Type:
Apprenticeship - Intermediate Level (Level 2)
Region:
South East
Salary:
Competitive
Deadline:
Ongoing
Role May Involve:
Leisure, Tourism & Hospitality

Overall Rating

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About Fusion Lifestyle

Fusion is a leading Sports, Leisure and Fitness operator with a range of leisure facilities across the UK. A registered charity, Fusion’s mission is to bring health and wellbeing to communities across the UK. With a breath of facilities from Gym & Fitness studios to Outdoor Adventure, Golf, Football and Athletics, the business is continually growing and investing in the transformation of venues at the heart of the community.

Sports & Fitness Apprenticeship - Oxford

Join Fusion as an Apprentice and make a career out of the things you love doing: swimming, fitness, community involvement and customer service. As an Apprentice you can expect a combination of practical experience gained around leisure centres and support in gaining your apprenticeship qualification, giving you a solid foundation as you embark on an exciting career in leisure.

The Role

Fusion Lifestyle is a leading leisure provider and we provide fun, active and safe working environments for our staff. As an apprentice, you will work towards a nationally recognised NVQ in 'Activity Leadership' whilst also gaining qualifications in National Pool Lifeguarding and Pool Plant Operations. The majority of your apprenticeship will be spent lifeguarding but you will also gain valuable experience and qualifications in Fitness Instructing and Customer Relations. You may choose to further specialise by qualifying as either a Fitness Class Instructor or Swim Instructor.

Your Career

At Fusion Lifestyle we invest heavily in the development of our apprentices and employees, allowing you to reach your full potential. Many of our Senior Managers started off as lifeguards and you may be interested in our Management Development Programme too, which develops frontline staff into future managers.

Skills needed

  • You must be a strong swimmer with a good level of swimming fitness
  • A genuine interest in and passion for the fitness/ leisure industry
  • Strong communication skills and confidence to interact with customers
  • The ability to motivate and inspire others to lead active lifestyles
  • Flexibility and ability to work various shifts, including some weekend work

As an apprentice you will initially be on an enhanced apprenticeship wage of £5ph. As your capability and qualifications increase, your rate of pay will also rise and you can expect to be earning full pay within 6 -8 months when you meet defined milestones.

The benefits you may enjoy as a Fusion team member include:

  • 22 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays (pro rata)
  • Free Fusion gym membership and use of Fusion facilities
  • Personal mobile phone discount
  • Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • And more.

How to apply

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