Outdoor Apprenticeships

Love the outdoors? Become an expert in outdoor adventure and join our Level 3 Activity Leader programme! 

Whether you are looking for a fast-track teaching route in the outdoor sector or looking for a fun gap year while you search for your next move in life. We have you covered with fun, sociable and fulfilling experiences through our Level 3 Apprenticeship Programme.

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Why join
Kingswood Apprenticeship?

  • Receive a £500 sign-on bonus*
  • Gain external NGB instructor qualifications
  • Fly the nest, move away from home and enjoy free accommodation with us!
  • Enjoy free breakfast, lunch and dinner with on-site catering
  • After 10 months, earn £10.60 per hour! 
  • Hands-on, practical training with time allocated to develop further with off-the-job learning
  • Receive industry-leading training via Skern Training and Skills
  • Well-being and support
  • Work at one of our 10 picturesque locations across the U.K
  • Live an independent lifestyle, here at Kingswood!

*Terms and conditions apply

Are you

  • Do you have a Grade D / Level 3 or above in English & Maths? OR have you achieved your Level 1 Functional Skills? Will you be 18 years old + by the course start date? Yes? Great, you are eligible to join our programme!  APPLY! 

A unique experience
Like no other

Watch the videos below to learn more about our Apprentices experience with Kingswood

Kingswood Staff Interview Series with Nathan: Apprentice Activity Instructor

Kingswood Staff Interview Series with Addy: Apprentice Activity Instructor

Kingswood Staff Interview Series with Brad: Activity Instructor


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Start your apprenticeship
with Kingswood

All Kingswood locations

North Devon Bideford, North Devon
North Devon

Ultimate Adventure Centre

Abbotsham Road, Bideford

EX39 5AP

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Staffordshire Albrighton, Staffordshire


Barn Lane, Near Albrighton, Wolverhampton, WV7 3AW

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Peak Venture South Yorkshire
Peak Venture

Peak Venture

Huddersfield Road, Penistone, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S36 7GF  

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Overstrand Hall Norfolk
Overstrand Hall

Overstrand Hall

48 Cromer Road, Norfolk, NR27 0JJ

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Isle of Wight Bembridge, Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight

Isle of Wight

Old School Buildings, Hill Way Road, Bembridge, Isle of Wight, PO35 5PH

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Grosvenor Hall Ashford, Kent
Grosvenor Hall

Grosvenor Hall

Kennington, Ashford, TN25 4AJ

For SatNav please use TN24 9JZ

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West Runton West Runton, Norfolk
West Runton

West Runton, Cromer Road

West Runton, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9NF

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Green Park Aston Clinton, Bucks
Green Park

Kingswood - Green Park, Aston Clinton, Bucks, HP22 5NE

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Dukeshouse Wood Hexham, Northumberland
Dukeshouse Wood

Dukeshouse Wood

Fellside, Hexham, Northumberland, NE46 1TP

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Dearne Valley Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Dearne Valley

Dearne Valley

Denaby Main, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN12 4EA

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Ready, set, ADVENTURE!

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What your working week would look like

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We are one of the most experienced providers of outdoor education in the UK.

We were founded 40 years ago and run over 1.2 million activity sessions each year across 11 activity centres located within picturesque surroundings.

Take the first steps to build your career in the outdoors… apply today and #LearnTheRopes

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Sociable and Fun Workplace - Over my time at Kingswood, I learnt how to deliver sessions, build my confidence and be more enthusiastic whilst teaching and instructing Children and Adults. 
(Apprentice Activity Instructor)


At Kingswood, we don’t just accept difference, we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our guests, and our wider community. Kingswood is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is a positive action employer.