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Apprentice Success Story

 

Ethan Gollicker, is an apprentice at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre and he tells us why he became an apprentice below. 

Can you tell us about how you first came to work for Hutton Moor Leisure Centre?

Was looking for local apprenticeships and Hutton Moor stood out.

What attracted you to Hutton Moor Leisure Centre in particular?

Was attracted to how practical the job was.

Why did you choose to do an apprenticeship?

To learn new skills while in the environment of work.

What skills did the apprentice programme teach you?

First Aid & Life Saving Skills in the pool.

How has the programme benefited you throughout your career?

Customer service.

What career development opportunities have been available to you at Hutton Moor Leisure Centre?

Go to apprenticeships, specialising in certain areas , Training Duty Manager or Gym Instructor.

Can you tell me a little about your current role and responsibilities?

Lifeguard.

My role is to maintain the health and safety of others while in the pool and rescue if needed too. First aid is another big responsibility ours, as we deal with daily first aids. Another one is to keep the centre clean while customers are in and after customers hours as well (deep cleaning). Lastly set up events/sports events and daily activities like badminton and trampolining.

Why would you recommend doing an apprenticeship?

Yes.