Fitness and Leisure Apprenticeships

Getting people more active, more often: rewarding jobs in fitness and leisure.

As a fitness and leisure apprentice you’re going to be learning on the job. Every day you’ll gain practical experience to fit your role – whether that’s communicating, assessing and motivating your clients as a PT, or providing first-rate customer service in the day-to-day running of a leisure facility.

The new Apprenticeship Standards have been created with sectors employers, so you can be sure that you're learning the knowledge and practical skills employers' really value. In the last five years over 3,000 apprentices have trained with us.

Level 3 Personal Training

Duration:
15 months

Work in:

  • Fitness / Leisure Centre
  • Self-employed

Good to know:
Apprenticeship Standard

As a Personal Trainer, you’ll coach clients (on a one-to-one and small group basis) towards their health and fitness goals.

You’ll develop personalised plans for clients and motivate them to keep taking positive steps in their overall health and wellbeing.

You’ll learn about the body – anatomy and physiology, nutrition and factors impacting on health and wellbeing. You’ll learn about psychology – how to keep your clients motivated. You’ll learn about best-practice approaches to exercise – how to design rounded exercise programmes and exercise techniques. And you’ll develop the professional skills for success –communication, IT and business acumen.

This Apprenticeship Standard qualification has been designed by 14 leading employers, so you can be sure that it meets the needs of the modern fitness and leisure industry. Designed by: David Lloyd Leisure, Virgin Active, Fit for Sport Ltd and The Football Association (to name a few).

Full specification: Personal Trainer, Apprenticeship Standard

Level 3 Leisure Duty Manager

Duration:
18 months

Work in:

  • Fitness and leisure centre

Good to know:

  • Apprenticeship Standard

As a Leisure Duty Manager, you’re responsible for the day-to-day operation of a leisure facility.

A busy and varied role. Leisure facilities can be large and offer a varied portfolio of activities: swimming pools, multi-functional sports hall, fitness suites, crèche, children’s soft play, health suites, climbing walls and outdoor sports tracks.

It’s on you to ensure that everything is ready for the planned activities – and that the highest standards of cleanliness, security and operational effectiveness are met. As well as championing customer service you’ll assist the General Manager with maintaining systems and records, to ensure compliance with industry regulations, health and safety and business protocols.

This Apprenticeship Standard qualification has been designed by 16 leading employers, so you can be sure that it meets the needs of the modern fitness and leisure industry. Designed by: Fitness First, David Lloyd Leisure and Everyone Active (to name a few).

Full specification: Leisure Duty Manager, Apprenticeship Standard

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