Go-Karting Marshall & Techinican Apprentice South West Karting Limited

South West Karting are looking for a karting enthusiast to help run and maintain a professional karting track.

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £105.00 - £180.00

  • Working week

    Up to 30 Hours £3.50 - £6.00 per hour depending on experience

    Total hours per week: 30.00

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    09 Oct 2017

  • Date posted

    16 Aug 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

You will be required to assist in the everyday running of South West Karting.

This includes:

  • Meeting and greeting customers
  • Signing customers in
  • Ensuring customers have all correct kit and that it is worn safely
  • Ensuring customer safety on the track
  • Servicing and maintaining the karts and equipment

This is a great opportunity to work on a busy Karting track to gain experience and gain qualifications at the same time.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent Customer Service
  • Communication Skills


Personal qualities

  • Confident communicator
  • Enthusiastic
  • Able to use own intutiation
  • Quick responses (motorsports can be dangerous)
  • Applicants must be somewhat physically fit as some running will be required on track.
  • Knowledge about the sport is not essential but would be useful.

Qualifications required

None required but First Aid Training would be beneficial.

Future prospects

Future prospects include working in the motorsport industry.

Things to consider

The ability to complete a CRB check (or already have one). Transport to outskirts Cheddar, Somerset. Apprenticeship National Minimum Wage (ANMW): The National Minimum Wage for Apprentices is £3.50 per hour from 1st April 2017. This is the legal minimum pay per hour applying to 16-18 year old apprentices and those aged 19 and over in the first year of their apprenticeship. For apprentices 19 or over who have completed their first year and are continuing their apprenticeship, the National Minimum wage appropriate to their age applies.

About the employer

South West Karting is Somerset's number one indoor kart centre, boasting a blend of fast sweeping bends with technical slow speed sections and ample overtaking opportunities. Utilising top-class, Honda-engined karts overseen by our technical wizards, you'll be able to take advantage of our 100+ metre straight and reach speeds of up to 45mph in a safe environment.


South West Karting Limited


Winchester Farm

Draycott Road


BS27 3RP

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Training provider

Leisure Management Level 3

Apprenticeship framework

Leisure Operations and Leisure Management

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Icon Training


Sam Sullivan 01291 423655 sam.sullivan@icon-training.com

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Closing date: 06 Oct 2017