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Leisure Operations



It takes more than just coaches and trainers to run a leisure centre!

This Apprenticeship is all about the operational roles that are vital to maintain facilities for leisure and sport. From a grounds person caring for turf to park receptionist greeting visitors, these roles may be at leisure centres, sports clubs, caravan sites and holiday parks, and they are crucial to maintaining a high standard of service for users of facilities.


Entry Requirements

Learners should be employed for 30+ hours per week in a fitness environment and should be undertaking work which satisfies that criteria of the qualification.

Maths and English at GCSE A*-C, Level 2 Functional skills or Level 2 Key Skills are not required but if held, will exempt the learner from these elements of the Apprenticeship framework.


Course Structure

The Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being Operational Services includes:

  • Competency in the vocational area
  • Personal Learning and Thinking skills
  • Employee Rights and Responsibilities

The Certificate in Leisure Operations includes:

  • Knowledge of the vocational area

If applicable, learners will also work towards:

  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in English
  • Level 1/2 Functional Skills in Maths

Assessment Methods

Assessment for the Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being Operational Services and the Certificate in Leisure Operations will mainly take place in the work environment. Some workshops may need to be attended.

An assigned assessor will visit the learner once a month for 1-2 hours in order to assess competency and knowledge in the vocational area. 

Online tests may need to be completed if the learner is working towards Maths and English qualifications.

E-Learning will be completed to work towards Personal Learning and Thinking Skills, Employee Rights and Responsibilities and any Maths and English required.

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