Kingswood Overstrand and Kingswood West Runton

About us

An adventure to remember, a taste of independence, a rush of adrenaline, a breath of fresh air, a sense of achievement and making memories that last a lifetime. That's what we're here for.

For over 30 years, we have developed and improved every aspect of our programmes in order to deliver life changing adventures. With nine inspiring centres across the UK, plus a Château in France, we provide unbeatable learning experiences outside the classroom. We believe that learning is most effective when it's fun. All of our outdoor adventure activities naturally have additional benefits which encourage the development of social and personal skills.

We are one of the most experienced providers of outdoor education in the UK. We were founded over 30 years ago and run over 1.2 million activity sessions each year. We now welcome over 165,000 young people from more than 35 countries around the world annually.


Activity leader apprenticeship scheme

If you're passionate about working in the outdoors, inspiring young people to learn through having fun and helping them to become the best they can be and want the chance to work towards recognised outdoor industry qualifications, then Kingswood could be the place for you!

  • have fun while working in an outdoor adventure environment
  • make a positive impact to the lives of young people
  • earn an NVQ qualification and get paid to do it

Each year we recruit many enthusiastic Apprentice Activity Leaders to work at our educational activities centres, we train our Activity Leaders to deliver a huge range of activities to thousands of groups that visit our centres throughout the year.

As an Apprentice Activity Leader you will introduce guests to a range of adventure activities that meet the groups learning outcomes and could include abseiling, archery, climbing, fencing, low ropes, high ropes, team building, problem solving or watersports.

Our Apprentice Activity Leader programme is the perfect starting point for you if you’re considering a career in the outdoor, leisure or education industries. Not only will you gain invaluable experience that will equip you for your future career but you will also achieve either an NVQ Level 2 in Activity Leadership or a Standard Level 3 in Outdoor Instructing.

We're looking for candidates who are...

  • Over 18, enthusiastic and full of energy
  • Have at least Level 2 in Maths and English (GCSE Grade C or above or Functional Skills Level 2)
  • Possess the legal right to live and work in the UK
  • motivated and committed to developing their career

We also offer seasonal summer camp coach and activity leader positions, and many other roles.

To apply for our Activity Leader Apprenticeship, please email us or apply through the website.

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