Lifetime Partners with Parkwood Leisure

We're happy to announce that we've partnered with Parkwood Leisure to deliver a full range of apprenticeship programmes across its 83 sites throughout England and Wales.

The new partnership will provide opportunities for new and existing staff across a wide range of roles in fitness and active leisure, business support services and hospitality.

Developed by Lifetime Training, the Apprenticeship Recruitment service supports employers in sourcing and screening candidates for interview based on each vacancy’s unique requirements. The service has helped recruit 2000 apprentices in the last 12 months alone.

As part of the extensive portfolio of training programmes available to Parkwood Leisure, Lifetime Training will deliver the Activity Leadership Level 2 Multi-Skill qualification, a new pathway developed by Lifetime to meet the ever-increasing need for a flexible, multi-skilled workforce.

Commenting on the new partnership, Matt Robinson, operations director for active leisure at Lifetime Training, said:

“Parkwood Leisure is dedicated to empowering its staff and providing high quality training and development opportunities at all levels of employment, and this is something that we are very proud to support.

The extensive range of apprenticeship programmes available to staff through our new partnership will provide fantastic opportunities for employees to upskill or re-train and the Apprenticeship Recruitment Service will form part of the company’s employment strategy ongoing, as we focus on supporting Parkwood Leisure in its continued delivery of quality, care and excellence across all aspects of its business.”

Sue McGrath, HR director for Parkwood Leisure, said:

“If you want to increase staff skills, improve your business performance and enhance the overall customer experience then Lifetime can help. As one of the UK’s top providers of government funded Apprenticeship programmes and training courses, Lifetime have training and recruitment options available for everyone at Parkwood that will have tangible benefits for both individuals and the wider business.”

As one of the UK’s largest apprenticeship training providers, Lifetime Training delivers programmes to more than 20,000 learners a year and works with a range of leisure management providers including GLL, Everyone Active, Places for People, Nuffield Health and 1Life.

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