Leisure Centre Assistant

Leisure centre assistants help and supervise visitors using leisure centre facilities.

Day-to-day tasks

  • set up, dismantle and maintain equipment
  • make sure areas and facilities are clean
  • sell tickets and make reservations
  • deal with enquiries on reception
  • promote events and classes through social media channels
  • help people to use facilities safely

Skills and Knowledge

  • customer service skills
  • the ability to work well with others
  • sensitivity and understanding
  • patience and the ability to remain calm in stressful situations
  • excellent verbal communication skills
  • the ability to sell products and services

Industry Qualifications

You can get into this job through a college course or applying directly.

You could take a college course, which may help when looking for work. Courses include:

  • Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning
  • Level 2 Certificate or Diploma in Sports Industry Skills
  • Level 2 Diploma in Sport

You could apply directly. You'll find it useful when looking for work if you've got customer service experience and an interest in exercise and fitness.

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