Ffit Conwy – Level 2 Exercise and Fitness Apprenticeship


Location: Colwyn Leisure Centre

Subject: 2 year Apprenticeship

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract: Full time

Salary Type: Monthly

Salary: National minimum wage (£4.81 – £9.50 per hour)

Brief overview:

A two year full time Apprentice Leisure Assistant position has arisen for any enthusiastic, vibrant, hardworking person.    The position is a great opportunity to enter, and receive a thorough grounding in the Leisure and Recreation Industry.  There will be plenty of opportunities to develop both general and specific skills within the staff development programme

Job role will include:

The main duties of the posts are to assist in the preparation of the facilities in the leisure centre such as:

  • Lifeguarding the centre’s extensive swimming programme (applicant must pass Royal Life Saving Society course in the first 3 months – RLSS)
  • Assist local schools, customers and sports clubs by erecting and dismantling sports equipment in the following areas: Indoor 4g, outdoor 4g, athletics track, James Alexander Barr tennis centre and synthetic hockey pitch
  • Assist Eirias’ events team during large music events, international and regional sporting events, business conferences and trade shows
  • Improve the physical and mental wellbeing of young people by helping to deliver a range of sport camps during school holidays

Essential criteria:

  • Good communication skills in English
  • Good customer care skills
  • Physically fit
  • Ability to swim

Desirable personal qualities:

  • Experience in a similar leisure facility
  • Good communication skills in Welsh
  • Current RLSS National Pool Lifeguard or equivalent
  • Current first aid qualification
  • Coaching qualifications

Qualifications to be undertaken:

  • RLSS pool lifeguard
  • Mandatory health & safety course
  • Mandatory safeguarding course
  • Essential skills wales qualifications

Apprenticeship to be undertaken:

Level 2 exercise and fitness

Additional information:

The successful applicant will be required to work on a rota system that will include work during evenings and weekends



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