Firstly, why should I choose an apprenticeship at Everybody?

Apprenticeships allow you to learn as you earn! You can gain nationally recognised qualifications and valuable experience – and get paid whilst you do it.

Our award-winning apprentice program will put you on the path to an exciting career.   By joining us this September, you’ll be part of our 7th cohort of apprentices since we set up our Everybody Academy in 2015.  We’ve developed over 40 apprentices, supporting them to gain valuable skills and experience and continue their development with us here at Everybody long after completing their apprenticeships; we’re a growing organisation with ambitious plans for the future and you’re guaranteed a permanent role with us once you’ve successfully achieved your apprenticeship.

What would my future prospects look like?

There’s a wide variety of careers a Leisure Team apprenticeship can lead you towards.  Some of the examples include: Leisure Centre Manager, Operations or Area Manager, Swimming Teacher, Fitness Lead or Instructor, Personal Trainer, Receptionist and many more.

About the role

Working in one of our facilities with a swimming pool this apprenticeship will give you a broad introduction into leisure, where you will experience working in a number of different areas developing a wide range of skills and knowledge. This is the ideal entry level position for someone who would like a career within the leisure industry.

The role will require people to work very closely with members of staff and customers, so applicants will need good people skills as well as being happy to work in a variety of situations and teams.

What will I learn through the apprenticeship?

  • The day to day operation of a multi-use leisure facility
  • Customer service and support skills
  • Key lifeguard, fitness and swimming teacher skills
  • Individual and team-work skills and techniques

This role will include qualifications in Lifeguarding, Swimming Teaching and Gym Instructing. Candidates will need to have a relatively good swimming ability & will undertake a swimming test as part of the application process. If this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for, follow this link to the job profile and apprentice pack.

Salary and Benefits

Salary (subject to final job evaluation):

Year 1 (months 1 to 6): £10,611 per annum

Year 1 (months 7 to 12): £12,540 per annum

Year 2 (months 1 to 6): £14,469 per annum

18 month apprentice programme

37 hours per week including evenings & weekends (operational roles)

Performance based pay increases every 6 months

25 days annual leave (rising to 30 days after 5 years service)

Benefits of working for Everybody Sport & Recreation:

Extensive training & career support from our own Learning Academy

24/7 legal & emotional support from our employee assistance programme

Generous ‘salary extras’ benefits scheme

Hugely discounted gym membership

Contributory pension scheme

Sharing in Success bonus scheme

Apply for this apprenticeship opportunity through our Job Search page…

More information

If you would like to find out more about our apprenticeship programme, please fill in the form below and a member of the team will be in contact as soon as possible.