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Outdoor Instructor Apprentice with New Forest Activities NEW FOREST ACTIVITIES LIMITED

Outdoor activity apprenticeship based in the New Forest National Park. Exclusive commercial paddle sports use of the Beaulieu River - the only privately owned river in the UK. Multi-site activity company, allowing you to work in a range of exciting environments.

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Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


    Wages explained

    Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week).

    Minimum Wage Rates

  • Working week

    40 hours per week across 5 days Working most weekends 28 days holiday

    Total hours per week: 40.00

  • Expected duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    11 Jul 2022

  • Date posted

    23 Mar 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    4 available

You'll complete a Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor apprenticeship and gain industry awards in outdoor activities.

Your usual week will consist of a range of tasks: from being out on session to site maintenance and safety checks. You will also become familiar with the sales and marketing teams, working closely together to help all areas of the business run smoothly.

You will begin your apprenticeship by shadowing and assisting our qualified and experienced instructors on sessions.  As you begin gaining your own skills, you will be able to run your own sessions and get some real on the job experience.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Outdoor experience and a love for the outdoors.
  • Be fit enough to take on the role of activity leader.
  • You'll need to be a motivated, honest and confident person.

Personal qualities

  • We are looking for motivated and honest young people.  We can take both school leavers and those a bit older and wiser looking for a new opportunity.  Being over 18 will be an advantage as many of the awards are not valid until you reach this age.

Desired qualifications

  • Key skills or GCSE at C/4 or above or equivalent.
  • Full UK driving licence and own transport.

Future prospects

  • Potential of continued employment after the apprenticeship and further training opportunities.

Things to consider

  • Experience in outdoor activities will be an advantage.
  • Happy and prepared to work outdoors in all great British weather.

About the employer

Company Mission:  To provide fun and enlightening experiences from our bases in the New Forest National Park and the surrounding areas.

Company Values:  Provide honest information and appropriate environments; show enthusiasm and an interest in customers and their experience; create valuable and long lasting relationships with customers, providers and associates.

Purpose - Deliver happiness




Hazel Copse Farm

Hatchet Lane


SO42 7WA

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Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Locomotivation Ltd


Judith James 01202 567204

  • First Aid
  • Discover & Explore Paddle Sport Awards
  • Foundation Safety and Rescue
  • Paddle sport leader training
  • PPA Canoe and Kayak
  • Battlezone (combat games) marshal training
  • Site Specific High and Low Ropes (with ERCA master trainers)
  • Bushcraft Training
  • Site Specific Archery Award
  • Bike Maintenance
  • Apprentices without Level 2 English and maths will need to achieve this level prior to taking end-point assessment.

Apprenticeship standard

Outdoor activity instructor

Level 3 (A level)

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