Leisure Operations Apprentice (Sandford Holiday Park) Parkdean Resorts Holdco Ltd

Are you ambitious? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding apprenticeship? If you want to start an exciting journey with an award winning company that rewards its people then apply today! You will be given an excellent opportunity to work within the Maintenance team and gain an understanding of how the department operates.

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage


  • Working week

    37.5 hours per week on a rota basis

    Total hours per week: 37.50

  • Apprenticeship duration

    12 months

  • Possible start date

    04 Sep 2017

  • Date posted

    08 Feb 2017

  • Apprenticeship level

    Intermediate Level Apprenticeship

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

Parkdean Resorts are delighted to be recruiting a Leisure Operations Apprentice for our Sandford Holiday Park, based in Dorset.

Reporting to the Park Services Manager, you will support the Grounds and Maintenance team by:

  • Working within a team of groundsmen to maintain high standards across the park
  • Supporting with siting new caravans on park
  • The use of strimmer’s, leaf blowers and rotary mowers on a daily/weekly basis to ensure upkeep of park grounds
  • The use of hand tools and basic light machinery to assist in daily duties as required
  • Prepare and plant rockeries, shrubberies and flowerbeds as directed
  • To keep all borders, thoroughfares and footpaths clear and free from litter at all times

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Have a passion to work in a Maintenance role.
  • Be flexible to work weekends and some evenings.
  • Have an understanding of Parkdean Resorts
  • Have a desire to work in the Holiday industry.

Personal qualities

Enthusiastic, friendly, approachable and polite.

Reliable, honest, flexible and punctual.


Qualifications required

No specific qualifications are required.

Future prospects

Advanced Apprenticeship or permanent position within the company.

About the employer

Parkdean Resorts was formed in November 2015 through the merger of Parkdean Holidays and Park Resorts. Parkdean Resorts own and operate 73 holiday parks across the UK, selling over 500,000 holidays and short breaks. The business currently operates under two brands ‘Parkdean’ and ‘Park Resorts’.


Parkdean Resorts Holdco Ltd


Organford Road

Holton Heath


BH16 6JZ

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Additional location information

Sandford is just seven miles from the bustling resort of Poole which has one of the world's largest natural harbours.

Training provider

Level 2 Certificate in Leisure Operations

Level 2 NVQ Certificate in Active Leisure, Learning and Well-being Operational Services

Level 2 Award in Employment Awareness in Active Leisure and Learning 

Functional Skills in English and maths (if required)

Apprenticeship framework

Leisure Operations and Leisure Management

Training provider


Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Kingston Maurward College


Maxine Knight 01305 215112 Maxine.Knight@kmc.ac.uk

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Closing date: 21 Aug 2017