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Les Mills training with Leisure Opportunities
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Les Mills
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
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Les Mills group fitness programmes are in high demand in the UK and globally.

The opportunity to teach Les Mills classes and get employed is huge. We are running Instructor training across the UK to meet this demand.

Here’s why you should train and join our global network of 130,000 fitness Instructors:

- We’re committed to your development, right from initial training through to ongoing education. We provide new scientifically-backed exercises and music every 3 months so you can concentrate on results, inspiring participants, or other commitments in your busy schedule.
- 20 different programmes allow you to teach the class that suits your skills – whether it’s the original barbell workout BODYPUMP™, yoga-based BODYBALANCE™, or our cutting-edge HIIT workout LES MILLS GRIT™.
- If you’re a PT, small group classes like LES MILLS GRIT™ could help add to your client base.
- With an app to help you learn choreography, a great value insurance package, and a committed training team, we are here to support you.

Join the team who deliver life-changing fitness experiences every day.

Les Mills training takes place nationwide.

*Please note this is not a job advertisement*
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Institute of Swimming training with Leisure Opportunities
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Institute of Swimming
Location: Nationwide
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ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) Qualification

The ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant Qualification develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a Swimming Assistant.

It will enable you to actively support a qualified Swimming Teacher in the delivery of a pre-prepared session.

Level: Beginner
Duration: 4 days
Training Format: Face to Face and Blended Learning

Blended Learning is a more flexible approach where you can complete theory elements of the course online through a virtual pool environment and interactive videos prior to the practical workshops.

Try a sample of this course here

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who is interested in starting a career in teaching swimming or wants to assist a Swimming Teacher.

Course content

The ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant Qualification course is delivered through a mixture of classroom activities, e-learning exercises and practical poolside-based learning sessions. It covers the core knowledge that is required for this level including:

- Preparation of teaching activities
- Delivery of prepared activities within a session
- Roles and responsibilities within a learn to swim programme
- Health & Safety in the aquatic environment

Download a PDF of the full Level 1 Swimming Assistant award specification here

Eligibility

You must be at least 16 years of age. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification and you do not need any previous experience of teaching.

Job Prospects

With many pools on the lookout for new staff, job prospects are good. Pay starts at £6–£10 an hour. For a full breakdown of average hourly rates see the Careers in Aquatics Salary Checker here.

For the latest swimming teacher vacancies head over to Careers in Aquatics.
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Focus Training training with Leisure Opportunities
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Focus Training
Location: Manchester, UK
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Manchester Personal Trainer Courses

Manchester once scooped the title of being the sporting capital of the UK. It’s clear to see why. Fitness innovations are emerging every day, there’s a real passion for fitness and the city is home to some of the best athletes in the world.

Where better to start your own fitness career, than in the heart of the sporting city.
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Focus Training training with Leisure Opportunities
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Focus Training
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
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Focus Training is the premier training provider for the health and fitness industry in the UK. At Focus Training we offer a wide range of fully accredited personal trainer courses at different qualification levels.

Our courses are high quality and our students are given outstanding levels of tutor support.

Personal Trainer Qualifications

Personal Trainers are in constant demand in the health and fitness industry. It is a challenging and rewarding career. Many Personal Trainers are self-employed operating on a freelance basis for individuals or for a range of health and fitness organisations.

As a Personal Trainer you will find yourself training a diverse range of clients, you will need to provide specialist dietary advice, develop tailor made programs in-line with fitness appraisal results and work in non-traditional environments. Our courses will prepare you with the detailed knowledge and practical skills to succeed in your future career.

Whether starting out as a gym instructor or pursuing your career through personal trainer and then practitioner level qualifications, Focus Training will be with you every step of the way.

Kick-start your career in the Health and Fitness Industry.
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Institute of Swimming training with Leisure Opportunities
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Institute of Swimming
Location: Nationwide
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National Pool Plant Operator Certificate

The National Pool Plant Operator Certificate is our primary course. It covers everything you need to effectively maintain a swimming pool, spa or water feature.

This course is approved by the Pool Water Treatment Advisory Group (PWTAG). This means that our training is of the highest standard, meeting PWTAG guidelines which are widely viewed as best practice.

You will learn about circulation, filtration, disinfection, pH correction and heating of pool water. You will also learn how to maintain water which is safe and pleasant to swim in, how to correctly test pool water and understand how to restore it to ideal conditions.

The National Pool Plant Operator Certificate lasts for three years.

Level: Intermediate – although no prior certificate is needed to attend the course, beginners are advised to complete the National Pool Plant Foundation Certificate first
Duration: 3 days
Training Format: Face to Face
Assessment: Multiple choice test and a work based assignment
Certification: The National Pool Plant Operators Certificate. This is awarded by IQL UK – the body for The Royal Life Saving Society – for three years
Fee: £299.00, £239.00 with CIMSPA discount

Who is the course designed for?

The course is aimed at anyone involved in and responsible for the day to day operation of pool plant. This includes local authority employees, schools and private pool owners. Course content

- Maintaining swimming pool hygiene
- Controlling chlorine and chemical levels
- Managing water supplies and water treatment
- Testing for pollution and parasite infection
- Maintaining pipes, circulation and filtration
- Promoting health and safety
- Disinfecting water
- Balancing pH and alkalinity
- Diagnosing and testing water
- Making savings on heating, ventilation and energy

Eligibility

You must be at least 18 years of age. There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
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Focus Training training with Leisure Opportunities
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Focus Training
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
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Focus Training is the premier training provider for the health and fitness industry in the UK. At Focus Training we offer a wide range of personal trainer courses including CYMCA health, exercise and fitness training courses at different qualification levels.

All courses have been developed to enhance your future career or for your continuing professional development (CPD).

Level 2 Gym Instructor

The Gym Instructor plays a key role in any fitness centre and is the starting point for a rewarding career in the health and fitness industry.

It is the Gym Instructor's job to guide clients in the use of equipment and to encourage them to improve their fitness and achieve their goals.

Kick-start your career in the Health and Fitness Industry.
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Institute of Swimming training with Leisure Opportunities
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Institute of Swimming
Location: Nationwide
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ASA Level 2 Teaching Swimming Qualification

The ASA Level 2 Teaching Swimming Qualification develops your knowledge, skills and abilities as a Swimming Teacher.

It builds on the ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant qualification and gives you the skills to independently deliver swimming lessons.

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 7-8 days
Training Format: Face to Face

Who is the course designed for?

Anyone who has an ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant (Teaching) qualification who wants to become a Swimming Teacher.

Course content

The ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher Qualification course covers the core knowledge that is required to become a qualified Swimming Teacher, including:

- Planning and preparation of teaching activities
- Delivery of prepared activities within a session
- Monitoring and evaluating a series of swimming lessons
- Roles and responsibilities within a learn to swim programme
- Health & Safety in the aquatic environment

Download a PDF of the full ASA Level 2 Swimming Teacher award specification here.

Eligibility

You must be at least 16 years of age and hold the ASA Level 1 Swimming Assistant in Teaching or equivalent ASA qualification certificated after 1994.

Job Prospects

Becoming a swimming teacher in the UK you can look forward to an active and challenging role with great chances of employment.

Many local pools are always on the lookout for new staff. It is also great for mums, dads, guardians and students as the hours are very flexible.

Average pay is around £13 an hour. For a full breakdown of average hourly rates see the Careers in Aquatics Salary Checker here.

For the latest swimming teacher vacancies head over to Careers in Aquatics.
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Focus Training training with Leisure Opportunities
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Focus Training
Location: Nationwide, United Kingdom
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London Personal Trainer Courses

Some of the finest fitness innovations have emerged from the capital. Creative classes, fitness nightclubs and the latest boutique gym studios.

So, it’s the place to be for Personal Trainers making their own mark in the world of fitness right now.

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