Exercise instructor / personal trainer
Nillumbik Leisure Facilities (Aligned Leisure)
Are you keen to work across a range of fully refurbished aquatic, sporting and leisure facilities in the Nillumbik Shire? Whether your passion is Fitness, Aquatics, Recreation or Community Services, this employer is offering work placements to cater to your area of study and interest.
Students will work alongside qualified staff with the opportunity to work at different sites including gyms and aquatic centres, to develop skills. You will have the opportunity to learn form qualified staff as they provide excellent customer service to casual visitors and full members alike. Staff will work with students to endeavour to meet student needs and interests. In alignment with your VET studies (Sport and Rec, Fitness, Community Services), you will observe and assist with personal training sessions, learn how to develop health plans, perform exercise demonstrations and experience a range of customer service tasks including cleaning the facility, maintaining equipment and welcoming customers, all while improving your industry knowledge. Students may be offered the opportunity to work in Aquatics if interested.
1 day per week placements are currently available across all days. A range of post school study opportunities are also available with this employer, so if you are looking to start your Sport and Recreation or Fitness career, this could be the place for you.
Skills You Might Learn
This is a brilliant opportunity for the right student to learn industry specific skills in alignment with their VET studies (Sport and Rec, Fitness, Community Services), including improved industry knowledge, equipment maintenance and care, and first aid. Transferable skills developed may include teamwork, communication, time management and problem solving, using technology and customer service.
Typical Tasks & Duties
While on placement students will shadow personal training sessions, learn how to develop health plans, perform exercise demonstrations, complete progress reviews and experience a range of customer service tasks such as cleaning the facility, maintaining equipment and welcoming customers and responding to queries.
Students may be offered the opportunity to work in Aquatics if interested, and duties may include maintaining clean facilities, shadowing lifeguard staff and participating in aquatic or fitness classes (BYO bathers).
This employer is looking for mature, responsible, energetic and motivated students who are passionate about working in the Health and Fitness industry. In particular, students who are undertaking relevant Cert III studies, and aiming towards a career in the Sport and Recreation Industry.
Students will be required to submit and resume and have an interview, where they will have the opportunity to discuss their experience and areas of interest.
Students are highly recommended to have their vaccinations up to date.
Students over the age of 18 will also be required to complete a Working With Children Check
Uniform will be provided, full details will be discussed at interview.
Successful candidates will be provided with a basic uniform (on loan) and a badge identifying them as a student. They should wear clothes suitable for a gym environment (sneakers, shorts / leggings / tracksuit pants in black or dark blue). In the event of participation in any aquatic activity, student will need to provide their own swimwear. Full details will be discussed at initial interview.
Special Transport Requirements
Most venues are close to public transport (bus and/or train). Selected placement sites will be considered depending on student transport arrangements.
No Travel Arrangement Form will be required as students will not be required to travel between sites on placement days. completed on site.
RELATED COURSES INCLUDE
- SIS20115 - Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
- SIS20412 - Certificate II in Sport Career Oriented Participation
- SIS30115 - Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
- SIS30313 - Certificate III in Fitness