Jobs: Outdoor Instructor Apprenticeship at BF Adventure

Great opportunity for Apprentice keen on career in outdoor instruction

Start Date: Monday 5th September 2016

End date: Sunday 3rd September 2017

Hours: 35 hours per week on average including occasional evening and weekend

Application Deadline: Thursday 4th August 12:00

Interview Dates: Friday 12th August

BF Adventure is a small charity set in Cornwall who use outdoor pursuits as a medium to engage and positively develop young people, people with disabilities and adults.  We require a team of energetic and committed people to join the existing team, receive training and fully engage by delivering activities, supporting programmes and assisting with the safe running of a busy outdoor centre.

Benefits Include

Full and compressive training including: British Canoe Union (BCU) Level 1 coach, BCU foundation Safety and Rescue, BCU 2 star, First Aid, Climbing, Zip Wire, Archery, team development activities, NVQ in Activity leadership, manual handling, child protection, soft skills and more
Being part of a friendly and welcoming team
Exposure to a wide range of groups including school and youth groups, groups with disabilities, adult and corporate groups and groups with challenging behaviour.
College support through Truro and Penwith college
30-hour wage at the national apprentice rate
Holiday and sick entitlements
Basic uniform


Successful candidates must:

Be 18 years of age from the 1st of May 2016
Be able to travel to and from BFA adventure unsupported*
Be willing to engage in water sport activities and activities at height
Equip themselves with adequate clothing for work all year round, this should include waterproof coat and trousers, winter wetsuit and wetsuit boots, thermals, warm hat, gloves and outdoor shoes / boots.**
Be prepared to pay personal membership and registration fees for the BCU level 1 coach (estimated at £80)
Be highly motivated, have an interest in a career in outdoor pursuits, punctual, organised and have a willingness to learn

More information:

Please call Tony Baker for more information on 01326 340 912, or visit our website

To request an application pack or book a place on the open day(s), please email

*Travel support may be available, please contact Tony Baker for more information

** Advice and guidance will be available as to which equipment is suitable and BF Adventure can offer access to various trade accounts to provide best value for money on equipment.