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Outdoor Activity Instructor Apprenticeship - West Runton, AUG 2023 KINGSWOOD LEARNING AND LEISURE GROUP LIMITED

Love outdoors? Become an expert in outdoor adventure and join our L3 Activity Leader apprenticeship! What to expect: Escape the ordinary and get ready to dive into nature, leading and delivering adrenaline-pumping activities such as water sports to high ropes courses. This is a unique opportunity, like no other. Join the Kingswood family.

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Closing date: 25 Jul 2023

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £10,982.40

    Receive a £500 sign-on bonus Free food & accommodation for the first 12 months After 12 months this will deductible, with the best price across the industry for rent and food Rate goes up to £10.10 after 12 months

  • Working week

    Work varies over days, nights and weekend working, organised by a rota system. Depending on the current season, weekends and bank holidays are considered to be normal hours. Days and shifts to be confirmed. Total hours per week: 40.

    Total hours per week: 40.0

  • Expected duration

    14 Months

  • Possible start date

    01 Aug 2023

  • Date posted

    09 Jan 2023

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000119405

  • Positions

    15 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Upcoming cohort start dates in 2023 include: January, April and August.  

Here you are applying for: 1st August 2023.

  • Leading high adrenaline outdoor activities using a range of specialist equipment
  • Per week, 80% practical 20% off the job learning
  • Undertaking various NGB (National Governing Bodies) qualifications
  • Delivering activities in line with appropriate standards
  • Inspiring teams in a motivational manner when delivering
  • Offering excellent coaching and guest experience
  • Adhere to high-level Health and Safety and Safeguarding policies

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

Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor Standard.

A selection of National Governing Body qualifications, within Watersports, Outdoor Activities and Leadership.

Gain: Safeguarding Level 1 and Outdoor First Aid.

  • Around 50 pieces of technical training
  • Extensive experience and knowledge teaching with specialist equipment such as all of our high rope activities
  • Functional Skills in maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The world is truly your oyster.

Use your skills and qualifications gained during your apprenticeship to teach activities anywhere in the world. This is a direct route to teach within the outdoor industry worldwide.

Progress in a range of positions within the outdoor sector from Multi-Activity Leader, Environmental Education Tutor, Activity Instructor, Ranger, and National Park Guide.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Problem solving skills, Creative, Teamwork

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent GCSE Maths & English (Grade 4) Desired
NVQ or SVQ Level 2 or equivalent Functional Skills Level 2 (Grade Pass) Desired

Things to consider

DAY IN THE LIFE & FAQ VIDEO: Interview with Brad, Activity Instructor: https://youtu.be/Plrtud1-gl0 FAQ's Kingswood Apprenticeships: https://youtu.be/diWvlWKUlR8 Interview with Addy, Apprentice Activity Instructor: https://youtu.be/l2oyu3WRPtI Interview with Nathan, Apprentice Activity Instructor: https://youtu.be/6I5RIFGjuQ8

About the employer

Kingswood, part of the Inspiring Learning Group, is one of the UK's most experienced outdoor education providers. Founded more than 35 years ago, Kingswood runs more than 1.2 million activity sessions annually across ten activity centres situated in picturesque settings.

Employer

KINGSWOOD LEARNING AND LEISURE GROUP LIMITED

Address

West Runton, Cromer Road,

NR27 9NF

Contact

Harry Bidwell

apprenticeships@inspiring-learning.com

07341502804

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Training

Training provider

SKERN LODGE LIMITED

Apprenticeship standard

Outdoor activity instructor

Level 3 (A level)


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