Leisure Team Member - Intermediate Apprenticeship
Faculty of Sport, Leisure and Tourism
Faculty Level Location Length Ask Apply
Sport, Leisure and Tourism Level 2 - Level 3 Exeter and across the south west Up to 2.5 years

What is it like to study this course and how will I be assessed?

A Leisure Team Member Apprentice will support, enhance and deliver the day-to-day operations and services of a leisure / fitness facility. You will work as part of a team and undertake a range of operational duties, such as assisting with the opening and closing of the facility, undertaking routine maintenance of equipment, and maintaining the cleanliness and safety of the environment.

What topics will I study?

You will:
• Learn coaching and motivational techniques such as how to plan for group activity sessions
• Lead group activity sessions and adapt to variations in ability
• Develop your communication skills to effectively work within a team
• Ensure you understand relevant Health and Safety regulations and that they are put into place
• Learn to effectively use IT including front of house systems, social media and digital channels
• Learn the skills and knowledge needed to be a lifeguard

What experiences will I get?

What are the entry requirements?

Every employer is different and therefore the entry requirements can vary. As a guide you ideally need to have experience in the leisure industry and already hold a Level
2 leisure industry related qualification and GCSE grade 4 in English and maths, however, we will work with you and provide additional support in order to help you achieve the functional skills element or GCSE requirements of the Apprenticeship. Support can be delivered either prior to your Apprenticeship via a Pre-Apprenticeship or during the delivery of your programme.

What facilities are there?

  • Haven Banks is an outstanding £5.6m outdoor activity adventure centre with over 40 years of experience. Based in the heart of Exeter, it offers an unrivaled purpose built training facility.
  • Haven Banks boasts facilities for a wide range of exciting activities such as kayaking, canoing , climbing, caving, abseiling, team building and many, many more.

What can the course lead on to?

Some apprentices go into employment OR progress onto a Level 3 Leisure Duty Manager Apprenticeship

Are there any additional costs?

None.

What support can I get?

You will have a dedicated Skills Officer who you can contact at any time. They will visit you in the workplace every 10 weeks to carry out a progress review with you and your employer.

What will this training cost me?

This can vary depending on the age of the Apprentice and the size of an organisation. Please contact a Training and Recruitment Advisor on 01392 400800 for more information.


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