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Job Title : Fitness instructor Apprenticeship
Employer : Riverhills (formally Clarice House Leisure plc)
Location : Ipswich, Suffolk, IP8 4AZ
Position Type : Apprenticeship/Internship
Sector : Sport
Vacancy Reference : VAC-01568
Vacancy Short Description : We are looking for an enthusiastic person looking to make a real difference in the fitness industry, helping members reach their fitness goals. The job will require good people skills and a good amount of confidence.


Qualifications Required : Entry onto the apprenticeship is subject to a thorough initial assessment to establish course suitability. Applicants should have at least 4 GCSEs including English and Maths at grades A-E or 9- 2. Evidence of qualifications will be required.
Vacancy Full Description : The role is a fitness instructor which would be in the gym making programmes for members. Teaching certain classes and some reception work.
Key responsibilities are gym instructing, making sure everyone in the gym is working in a safe way. Keeping up with the cleanliness in the gym, changing rooms and around the club.
Number of Positions Available : 1
Working Week : 40 hrs 5 day week, which includes every other weekend. 8 hour shifts.
Salary : £160.00 Per Week
Application Deadline Date : 26/04/2019
Possible Start Date : 06/05/2019
Personal Qualities : Confident in approaching and talking to new people
Skills Required : Punctual, people skills, good IT skills, confidence
Future Prospects : We would hope to keep the apprentice on past the contract but it wouldn’t be guaranteed. If employed full time there would be further qualifications possible such as level 3 personal trainer or leisure management courses plus maybe future management jobs available.
Training to be Provided : Qualification: Level 2 fitness instructor/level 3 personal trainer
College Attendance: No regular attendance
Training for all job specific tasks will be given. In addition the apprentice will have the support and guidance of a qualified assessor from the college, who will make on-site visits every 6-8 weeks. There may be the occasional need to attend either the Otley or Easton campus for short training courses and tests.
Other Information : Pay Rates: The current NMW rate for Apprentices is £3.90 per hour with effect from 1st April 2019. This applies to 16-18 year old Apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their Apprenticeship. For all other Apprentices the Apprentice National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies. The wage for Apprentices applies to both time spent on the job plus time spent in training. For more information visit:
Apprentices need to be employed for a minimum of 30 hours per week in the industry with a contract of employment

Working Week: 5 day week, which includes every other weekend. 8 hour shifts. 40 hours per week
Early shift 06.15am – 14.15pm
Late shift 14.15pm – 22.15pm

Shortlisting/Interviews - Shortlisting and interviews will take place throughout the duration of the vacancy ad. This may mean that the vacancy could close before the published cut-off date should suitable candidates be found.
Things to consider : Please be aware of shift patterns and early and late start/finish times.
5 day week, which includes every other weekend. 8 hour shifts.
Early shift 06.15am – 14.15pm
Late shift 14.15pm – 22.15pm
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