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Apprentice Outdoor Activity Instructor

  • Job Location

    Bourne Vale, Walsall, West Midlands

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12-18 months

  • Job Benefits

    £4.15 per hour


Woodlands Adventure, Walsall are looking for apprentice outdoor activity instructors for a 12-18 month apprenticeship starting at the beginning of January 2021.

While working at Woodlands Adventure you will obtain the following qualifications:

  • Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor Standard
  • Level 2 Functional Skills in English and Maths (if required)
  • ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor Activity First Aid
  • British Canoeing, Explore Award, Foundation Safety Rescue Training,British Canoeing, Paddlesport Instructors Award.
  • ITC Level 3 Award in Learning Beyond the Classroom.
  • Mountain Training Climbing Wall Instructor Training.
  • Safeguarding, COSHH, Fire Safety, Manual Handling, Food Hygiene, Equality & Diversity, British Values.

Day to Day Duties:

  • Assisting with running activity sessions
  • Activity Training
  • Assisting with the cleaning and maintenance of equipment
  • Grounds maintenance
  • Liaising with customers and other members of staff

Future Prospects

  • Advanced Qualifications
  • Instructor Role
  • Links with other outdoor providers, centres and clubs.

Essential Details:

  • Hourly rate: Apprentice National Minimum Wage
  • Working Hours: 37.5 hours a week (can include weekends and evenings)
  • Interview Date: Interviews will be held December 2020 (pending Covid-19 restrictions)
  • Start Date: January 2021


Personal Qualities

Water confident, fit and healthy, outgoing, approachable, well presented, friendly, committed to personal development, enthusiastic, independent, keen to learn. A positive drive to develop your personal skills in adventurous activities is essential.

Desirable skills and qualifications, but not essential:

  • Some experience in outdoor activities
  • 5 GCSE’s A*-C / 4-9
  • Maths and English Language – Grade C/4 or above.

About us

Woodlands Adventure deliver a huge range of activities including high-ropes, climbing, bush craft and archery. Situated in Bourne Vale, Walsall the centre is set in 36 acres of secluded woodland. 

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