Get Into Leisure - Employability Programme

Saturday 14 July

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“Get Into Leisure – South Carrick”

Are you 16-24yrs old living in South Carrick?
Currently not in full time education or employment?
And able to meet our swimming criteria?

Then why not look at this great opportunity to “Get Into Leisure” and come along to our Drop-In information Session on
Thursday 19th July 6pm-8pm.

Here you will learn all about the programme and how to apply.
[Swim criteria is at the bottom of this information]

The programme is being delivered in partnership by The Quay Zone, Girvan Community Sports Hub & South Ayrshire Council Employability & Skills
‘Supported by Kilgallioch Community Fund with funding from ScottishPower Renewables’ Kilgallioch Windfarm.’

So what’s involved?
Situated at The Quay Zone (TQZ) Leisure Centre & Carrick Opportunities Centre you have the chance to apply for a 16 week programme (3 days/week)
Each week will have the following:
Day 1: Training @ TQZ & Carrick Opportunities Centre
Day 2: Qualification Courses @ TQZ
Day 3: Work placement @ TQZ

Training/Work Placement/Certificates in Key
Leisure Industry Roles & 1:1 Employment Support
A Guaranteed interview with TQZ and South Ayrshire
Council Modern Apprenticeship programme if eligible.

With the opportunity to gain
The National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ),
UKCC Swim Teacher Qualification
An Eligibility Assessment for Gym Instructors Course
Child Protection/Safeguarding Training
PVG check through South Ayrshire Council
Certificate of Work Readiness Award

Key Dates:

Thursday 19th July: Drop-In Information Session 6pm-8pm.

Wednesday 25th July: Final date for Applications.

Thursday 2nd August: Interviews commence.

Monday 6th August: Program start date.

Swimming Criteria
Jump / dive into deep water.
Swim 50 meters in less than 60 seconds.
Swim 100 meters continuously on front and back in deep water.
Tread water for 30 seconds.
Surface dive to the floor of the pool

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