Leisure Team Member apprenticeship now available for funded delivery

The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) are celebrating the great work of our sector’s apprentices this week as part of National Apprenticeship Week, and we’re delighted to announce that the Leisure Team Member apprenticeship is now available for funded delivery.

This apprenticeship adds to the portfolio of apprenticeship standards already available for sport and physical activity sector employers to draw down funding for.

The Leisure Team Member apprenticeship provides a solid grounding for a career in our sector. Once completed, the apprentice will have experience in working across the whole range of the business. They will have shown the ability to work both with customers and as part of an effective team, will be qualified as a gym instructor, lifeguard, and swimming teacher, and will also have completed a first aid qualification.

CIMSPA have been asked by the employers that developed this apprenticeship to be the quality assurance agency for the award. Our goal is to ensure both that every apprentice has a fantastic learning experience and is assessed fairly. Our role as the quality assurance agency helps employers find quality assured training providers and end point assessment organisations to support their apprentices.

We have received great feedback on the contribution that apprentices make within our sector. It has been demonstrated that apprentices stay in their roles longer, thus improving productivity, with apprenticeships now a key part of creating a talent pipeline into and through our sector.

CIMSPA is proud to have been part of the development of the Leisure Team Member apprenticeship standard and we are looking forward to seeing employers implement it as part of the development of a professional and well-equipped workforce for sector success.

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