Fitness Apprenticeship Success Story: Samantha Bowyer
Can you tell us about how you first came to work for Brough Park?
My sister worked there and really enjoyed it. I also regularly used the centre and liked the place. I successfully applied for a job in the cafe, then saw the opportunity to become an apprentice and learn skills.
What do you remember of your first days in the role?
I remember the staff and management were really good with me.
What skills did the apprentice programme teach you and how has the programme benefitted you throughout your career?
It's taught me the required skills to become a lifeguard, and to handle responsibility and use my initiative better.
What career development opportunities have been available to you at Brough Park?
I am looking forward to doing the swimming teaching qualification, and eventually becoming a swimming teacher
Can you tell me a little about your current role and responsibilities?
I supervise the pool, and help prevent incidents. I also ensure equipment is set up, along with various other daily jobs.
Would you recommend the Operations L2 lifeguard Apprenticeship programme to others?
Yes, I have shared my positive experience with my friends.
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