Leisure Apprenticeships

Personal Trainer Apprenticeship

Ready to start a career in leisure and fitness? Gravesham Community Leisure Limited is looking for an enthusiastic apprentice to join their busy Gym Instructor team.


To ensure the smooth day-to-day running of the gym whilst learning the various skills required of a Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer, including:

  • Inducting new members on the gym equipment
  • Designing & updating personalised fitness programmes
  • Leading small group exercise sessions on the gym floor
  • Monitoring and recording daily safety checks
  • Maintaining a high standard of cleanliness in the gym
  • Interacting with members to provide a high-quality of customer service
  • Using gym-specific IT systems

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

English and Maths GCSE or equivalent at grade 4/C and abov

Personal qualities

  • Present a friendly, helpful, and approachable personality to our members
  • Have a willingness to learn new skills, showing understanding, capability and confidence
  • Be punctual, reliable honest and trustworth

Qualifications required

  • You will be able to demonstrate the use of initiative.
  • Be happy to work within a team or alone in the gym
  • You will need good communication skills · Written, verbal and listening skills
  • Good organisational skills and be able to prioritise tasks efficiently

Future prospects

● A permanent position may be offered upon successful completion of the apprenticeship.
● Opportunity to learn and develop within the organisation.
● Progression on to higher training

Things to consider

Shift work involved – early, or late shifts, and weekend work too. Will be required to work at two different centres in line with your shift rota. Driving and owning a vehicle would be an asset.

Training to be provided

Certificate in Fitness Instructing Level 2 (if required)

Diploma in Personal Training Level 3

Full onsite induction and training, including ongoing continuing professional development

About the employer

Gravesham Community Leisure Limited

A FRIENDLY & MODERN health and wellbeing service – something for all the family

Gravesham Community Leisure Limited is a progressive organisation committed to delivering quality leisure services through responsive and highly trained staff

We offer attractive benefits including – Contributory pension scheme, 4 weeks annual leave, sickness entitlement and excellent training opportunities

­­­­­­­­­­­GCLL is an equal opportunities employer, working in Partnership with Gravesham Borough Council and Swanscombe and Greenhithe Town Council


Cascades Leisure Centre, Thong Lane



DA12 4LG