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Active Leisure, Learning & Wellbeing Operational Services Intermediate Apprenticeship at West Herts College

Course description

For people who want to work with customers in the leisure environment. Roles include dealing with equipment, working on the centre reception and pool safety.

Pool lifeguards/recreation assistants need to be highly organised, enthusiastic, motivated and approachable. They must have excellent communication skills and work well in a team, with a good knowledge of health and safety within the leisure environment.

Course content

Pool lifeguards and recreation assistants need to be highly organised, enthusiastic, motivated and approachable. They must have excellent communication skills and work well in a team, with a good knowledge of health and safety within the leisure environment.

Examples of subject areas include:

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure Learning and well being operational services Active IQ Certificate in Leisure Operations BTEC Level 2 Award in Employment in Active Leisure and Learning HSE First Aid at Work Employer Qualification: National Pool Lifeguard Qualification Promote safety in the sport and activity environment

Gain practical experience at work. You need to complete Level 1 qualification English and maths and complete a workbook relating to employment rights and responsibilities.

Entry requirements

Employment at a suitable level - most employers ask for GCSEs in English and maths, but may have additional specific requirements.

Future opportunities

After completion of this course there is the option to progress onto the Level 3 Advanced Apprenticeship in Sport and Recreation or Leisure Management or the Level 2 Apprenticeship Team leading.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact West Herts College directly.

Last updated date: 05 May 2016
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