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Apprenticeship in Outdoor Activity Leadership GRENVILLE HOUSE OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE

General role: To provide outdoor education instruction for users of Grenville House Main job elements are: To assist Full Time and Freelance staff on outdoor education sessions in a range of land and water-based activities, according to the safety policy guidelines of the centre.

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Closing date: 30 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,004.80

    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

    5 days including morning at college, variable days.

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    20 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000067927

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

To assist Full Time and Freelance staff on outdoor education sessions in a range of land and water-based activities, according to the safety policy guidelines of the centre.

• To carry out maintenance tasks relating to the upkeep of activity equipment as necessary.

• To carry out maintenance tasks relating to the upkeep of the premises of Grenville House, including land, buildings, fixtures and fittings.

• To monitor and maintain specific Activity/Centre departments as allocated. • Participation in work related training, both in-house and external as dictated by the Centre Manager /Deputy Manager/South Devon College • Participation in an appraisal system.

• To support the Housekeeping team as required.

 • To undertake any such duties of a similar type/level as may be required by the Centre Manager.

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Outdoor Activity Leader Level 3

On the job training will be given plus you will attend college to cover off the Knowledge, Skills and behaviours of the Standard.

Functional Skills English and Maths also if required.

Opportunities for extra training courses such as SUP instructor & Kayak Instructor plue online learning throughout the duration of the Apprenticeship.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The potential for a full-time job on completion of your apprenticeship


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Team working

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 4) Desired
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 4) Desired

About the employer

Based in Brixham, Grenville House OEC has operated as an Outdoor Education Centre since 1990. Only a stone’s throw away from the sea and within easy access of the Countryside, Grenville House is perfectly located to offer a wide variety of outdoor educational activities both residential and nonresidential. For groups wanting to explore the local coastline, which is home to Seals, Dolphins and a large breeding area for Guillemots; we can offer a base for your adventures.

Employer

GRENVILLE HOUSE OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTRE

Address

GRENVILLE HOUSE

BERRY HEAD ROAD

BRIXHAM

TQ5 9AF

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Training

Training provider

SOUTH DEVON COLLEGE

Contact

Lenka Rowsell

lrowsell@southdevon.ac.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Outdoor activity instructor

Level 3 (A level)


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