Bohunt Education Trust

Outdoor Education Apprentice - Advanced (Level 3)

Bohunt Education Trust (Employer)

Channel Training Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £9,254.44
37.0 hours per week Monday to Friday, 37 hours per week. Days and shifts are to be confirmed.
13 months (duration)
4 October 2022(start date)
Outdoor activity instructor (apprenticeship standard)
4 positions available
2 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Do you have passion for the Outdoors and would like to build a career in Outdoor Education?


What will the apprentice be doing?

  • Assist other leaders in providing Outdoor Learning which develops students who are game-changers
  • Provide excellent instruction, communication, engagement, and safe management in the delivery of your work
  • Lead high-quality outdoor activity provision as experience and competence progresses
  • Meet deadlines associated with the apprenticeship programme
  • Support the development of Outdoor Education in BET
  • Assist in administration and the upkeep and maintenance of equipment as required.

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

Bohunt Education Trust is committed to creating ‘game-changers’ and the outdoor programme forms a key part of that due to its ability to build confidence, self-esteem, resilience, teamwork, communication and a variety of other skills and attitudes in our students.

The Apprentices work with the Director of Outdoor Education to run safe, enjoyable and enriching Outdoor Learning sessions for students across the Bohunt Education Trust, whilst achieving your Level 3 qualification as an Outdoor Activity instructor.  You will also have the opportunity to gain other National Governing Body qualifications in climbing, paddlesports and/or hill walking.

They are looking for someone who loves exploring the Outdoors, has excellent communication and organisational skills, and can prove their commitment to completing their qualification.  Experience of leading groups of students is desirable but not essential.

During the apprenticeship programme you will have the opportunity to gain certification in:

  • Outdoor First Aid
  • Lowland Walking Leader
  • Learning in the outdoors (bushcraft)
  • Food Hygiene


Essential Skills and Expertise:

  • An enthusiasm and drive to develop personal skills and experience in Outdoor Education
  • Commitment to developing personal skills to complete apprenticeship and gain appropriate national governing body qualifications in climbing, paddlesports and/or hill walking
  • Evidence of own interest and participation in Outdoor Activities
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • GCSE Level 4 or equivalent in Maths and English

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

The expected career progression after this apprenticeship includes careers in Outdoor Education, Outdoor Activity Instructor roles and potential employment at the Bohunt Education Trust.

Reality Check

This role is term time only (39 weeks plus 6 weeks’ holiday)

Skills Required

Communication skills, Presentation skills, Team working, Physical fitness

Qualifications Required

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