Apprenticeships at Guildford Spectrum


The leisure industry accounts for 9% of UK employment, 2.6 million jobs. Employing more people than the Manufacturing, Transport, Construction or Financial Services sectors. Of that 2.6 million people, 730,000 are aged 16-25 years old which is 21% of all 16-25 year olds in employment.


Are you interested in joining the leisure industry?

Leisure Team Member Level 2 – Recreation Assistant Apprenticeship

The Programme

Duration: 14 months (on average) with an End-point Assessment period

Modules: 8 in total

Awarded: Level 2 Accredited Apprenticeship Standard


  • NPLQ Level 2 & First Aid at Work Level 3
  • Swim England Level 1 & 2 in Teaching Swimming

Learners will need to have achieved level 1 English and maths Functional Skills and be working towards level 2 before beginning End-point Assessment

What you will learn:

  • Operational skills – Lifeguarding, Bowling, Ice Skating, Events, Reception, Gym and many more sporting activities within the facility.
  • Team work
  • Money Skills
  • CV Writing
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing
  • The organisational structure and how different departments contribute to achieving business targets
  • The importance of exercise in improving physical health and mental wellbeing
  • Communication skills
  • Legal requirements such as First aid regulations, Equality Act, HSE Act, COSHH, RIDDOR, Safeguarding and Data Protection
  • How to plan effectively
  • Presentation skills
  • IT systems


  • 80% on the job learning
  • 20% off the job training
  • Face to face and distance training session every 4-6 weeks
  • On Line tests & modules
  • Innovative curriculum design with digital learning resources that track real time progression via Aptem
  • Innovative curriculum design with digital learning resources that track real time progression via Aptem


  • Aged 16 and over
  • Not in any other form of education
  • Must meet a minimum level of knowledge in English and Maths
  • Work a minimum of 16 hours per week
  • Have been a UK/EU resident for 3 years or more

If you are interested in joining our apprenticeship scheme please complete the enquiry form below and a memeber of staff will be in touch shortly

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