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Are you looking for an exciting new opportunity to gain skills and experience to start your career as an outdoor activity instructor?

You’ve come to the right place!

Join us on our unique outdoor activities apprenticeship scheme.

During you time with us you will become an expert in a wide range of adventure and environmental activities and gain nationally recognised qualifications.

Why Sayers Croft?

Sayers Croft offers one of most varied and interesting apprenticeships available today.

  • Gain experience leading exciting adventurous activities such climbing, axe throwing, raft building and ropes courses
  • Learn to run nature-based activities including pond dipping, stream studies and nature detectives
  • Learn to run interactive history sessions in our iron age round house
  • Work with our grounds team on conservation and maintenance tasks around the site helping to preserve our beautiful centre
  • Have your own personal mentor who will support you throughout the programme
  • Complete regular apprenticeship workshops to learn to be a great instructor
  • Join a friendly and welcoming team of outdoor and nature enthusiasts
  • Join a team of fellow apprentices working through the scheme together
  • Live on site in free shared accommodation with a private bedroom and all bills paid for
  • Get free food in the canteen when groups are on site (which is most of time!)
  • Earn while you learn being on apprenticeship wage for the first year. This works out as £825 a month
  • After 12 months your wage will rise to national minimum wage
  • Enjoy 31 days of leave a year
  • Live in the stunning Surrey Hills, an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

What will I learn?

You will:

  • Gain in-house qualifications and experience in running adventurous activities including climbing, ropes course, axe throwing  and raft building
  • Gain experience running environmental studies and history sessions
  • Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor Award
  • REC Level 2 Outdoor first Aid Course
  • STA Level 2 Pool Emergency Responder
  • Level 2 Safeguarding course
  • Basic archery Instructor Course
  • National Navigation Award (NNAS) Bronze
  • Lowland Leader Training Course
  • Conservation and maintenance skills and experience

Is this for me?

This apprenticeship is for you if…

  • You love spending time in the great outdoors
  • You love working with people
  • You want to learn new skills in the outdoors
  • You want to learn to deliver a wide range of adventure and environmental sessions
  • You want to gain experience and qualifications in the outdoors

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