Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeship

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Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeship

-          £500 sign up bonus!

-          Gain multiple Instructor qualifications

-          Earn whilst you learn!

-          13 months of free accommodation

-          £10.10 after 12 months

-          Free breakfast, lunch and dinner with onsite catering

-          80% practical 20% theory

-          Industry leading training providers

-          Worldwide recognised qualifications

-          Exciting independent lifestyle

-          Fun team with a family feel


LIFE CHANGERS WANTED! You really will be creating lifelong, memorable moments for children that will last forever. At Kingswood, we pride ourselves in delivering the very best exhilarating activities as well as building unforgettable memories.

Our apprenticeship programme provides an experience like no other! We have 11 locations across the UK, 9 of which offer you a unique apprenticeship, mixing education with work, new adventures and life skills.

This apprenticeship provides direct routes into the outdoor sector, but also provides a fun gap year to those not sure about their next move in life. All gain countless transferable skills within leadership, teamwork, organisation and creativity to name a few.

Get in contact today to receive our Kingswood – Outdoor Activity Level 3 Apprenticeship Brochure!


Site Locations:

-          Green Park, Buckinghamshire

-          Grosvenor hall, Kent

-          Overstrand Hall, North Norfolk

-          Colomendy, North Wales

-          Isle of Wight

-          West Runton, North Norfolk

-          Dearne Valley, South Yorkshire

-          Peak Venture, Sheffield

-          Dukeshouse Wood, Northumberland

-          Staffordshire, Wolverhampton


Total hours per week: 40

Course duration: 13 Months

Qualification type: Advanced Level Apprenticeship Level 3

Start date: 1st August 2022

Closing Date: 24thJuly 2022


Apprenticeship Description?

  • To deliver a variety of fun and exhilarating experiences
  • Lead high adrenaline outdoor activities using a range of specialist equipment
  • To undertake various NGB qualifications
  • Ensure activities are delivered in line with appropriate standards
  • Partake and deliver entertainments sessions
  • Ensure all equipment and safety checks are conducted in line with company procedures
  • Ensure compliance with company H&S policy
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Safeguarding Policy
  • To support centre projects
  • What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?
  • Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in Maths & English if required


What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Apprentices would look to progress within a range of positions in the outdoor sector from Multi-Activity Leader, Environmental Education Tutor, Activity Instructor, Ranger and National Park Guide. World recognised qualifications.


How much will you earn whilst on the course?

-          Earn £10,004.80 in 12 months!

-          Pay no NI or Tax contributions

-          As you’re not paying for food or accommodation, you keep everything you earn!

-          Plus 5.6 weeks holiday

-          Rate increases to £10.10 per hour after 12 months


Desired skills and personal qualities

-          Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non-judgemental, Patience, Physical fitness


Qualifications Required

English GCSE at level 4 or grade C

Maths GCSE at level 4 or grade C


NVQ or SVQ Functional Skills Level 2 or equivalent English (Grade Level 2)

NVQ or SVQ Functional Skills Level 2 or equivalent Maths (Grade level 2)

(If you do not have this, please get in touch to discuss how to get this before done, ready for the start of the course)


About the employer


Kingswood is part of Inspiring Learning - Kingswood states - "we believe if we attract and develop talented, happy and committed team members we will not only deliver wonderfully well to our guests but will also be a team talented people want to join – a perfect circle!" Kingswood have centres in Colomendy, North Wales, South Yorkshire, Northumberland, Kent, Isle of Wight, Norfolk, South Yorkshire & the West Midlands

Employer: Kingswood

This vacancy meets disability confidence requirements


Training provider

SKERN LODGE – Company Values:

We provide the best for you

We'll plan and run your programme to meet your needs.  Our aim is to provide a life-enhancing experience for all participants, in a safe, relaxed and friendly environment.

We improve our own business

We continually invest in the buildings, facilities, activities and equipment.   By listening to your feedback, we make improvements year on year.

We always develop our team

Exceptional individuals, and a model of good teamwork.  Quite simply, we realise our people make the difference - and our customers continue to tell us.

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