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Activity Instructor Apprentice Bentley Copse Activity Centre

Bentley Copse Activity Centre is a 28 acre campsite in the Surrey Hills, they are looking for Activity Instructor Apprentices to join them for the coming 2023 season. If you like working outside, with young people and want to develop useful skills in other areas this could be the opportunity for you!

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 06 Jan 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £7,503.60

    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

    Minimum 30 hours per week (annualised hours) working more in busier periods of the year. This can include weekends and evenings.

    Total hours per week: 30

  • Expected duration

    13 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Mar 2023

  • Date posted

    20 Oct 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000099969

  • Positions

    2 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Running activities
  • Keeping the site clean, tidy and safe
  • Improving activities
  • Administration
  • Checking activity equipment
  • Liaising with customers and other members of staff

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

Bentley Copse Activity Centre is a 28 acre campsite in the Surrey Hills, they are looking for Activity Instructor Apprentices to join them for the coming 2023 season. The role is varied, covering all aspects of operating a busy activity centre. Bentley Copse works with a range of groups offering camping, accommodation, outdoor activities, and training to all ages from 6 up.

This is an exciting opportunity for Apprentices to work with school, scout, and youth group visitors. The successful applicants will be involved in all aspects of running a busy centre from running various outdoor activities to site maintenance, cleaning, administration, activity development and support for large events.

Bentley Copse offers a range of activities including climbing, archery, rifle shooting, crate stack, adventure course, zipwire, pedal go karting and a cave maze. They work with groups from age 6 to adult from various youth organisations, schools, Duke of Edinburgh participants and adult training courses.

The Centre operates 7 days a week and offer evening activities so the ability to be flexible is required.

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

Potential to progress to a full time position with the company, or progression to other centres.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Physical fitness

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade D/3) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade D/3) Essential

About the employer

Bentley Copse Activity Centre sits inside an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. We’re ready and waiting for your next adventure with a huge variety of activities, accommodation and camping spaces to fit your every need.

Employer

Bentley Copse Activity Centre

Address

BENTLEY COPSE

HOUND HOUSE ROAD

SHERE

GU5 9JH

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Training

Training provider

CHANNEL TRAINING LIMITED

Contact

Nick Cann (Centre Manager)

nick.cann@bentleycopse.org.uk

Apprenticeship standard

Outdoor activity instructor

Level 3 (A level)


Employer's Application Instructions

If you wish to apply, please email Nick Cann (Centre Manager) for an application pack: nick.cann@bentleycopse.org.uk

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

Apply now

Closing date: 06 Jan 2023