L3 Outdoor Instructor Apprenticeship

Searching for a fulfilling way to develop your skills and understanding of our natural world? Love the outdoors and primitive skills?

Why not become an expert in outdoor adventure and join the L3 Outdoor Instructor Apprenticeship at Celtic Harmony Camp this Summer? It might just be the perfect next step for your personal development or career path to get you on the right track to achieve your goals and realise your potential.

Supported by Channel Training and including additional accredited modules including primitive skills training and archery coaching, you will be supported in your apprenticeship by a knowledgeable and skilled team who will mentor you in your development over an 18 month period.

Whether you are looking for a fast-track teaching route in the outdoor sector or looking for an outdoor role year while you search for your next move in life. We have you covered with fun and fulfilling experiences through our L3 Apprenticeship Program.  Celtic Harmony Camp is the perfect location to develop primitive skills from flint knapping to fire lighting and gain experience in leading school groups as they navigate the exciting, educational activities at our woodland site.

Day to day duties

    • Assist in leading educational activities and developing new initiatives for school trips, community group visits, families, and volunteers at Celtic Harmony Camp.
    • Support the delivery of hands-on cultural heritage education focusing on ancient Britain, aiming to increase understanding of the natural world and promote sustainability.
    • Participate in themed days where visitors experience life in Prehistory, engaging in age-appropriate activities from grinding grain to archery.
    • Maintain relationships with teachers and visitors, gather feedback, and promote education days/events.
    • Assist in communication with schools and stakeholders, utilising databases to record customer interactions.
    • Help plan and deliver weekday school trips, residential school trips, and community group/family visits.
    • Adhere to health and safety checks, assist in contingency planning, and manage supplies for educational days.
    • Support the development of new educational activities and contribute to team meetings and fundraising initiatives.
    • Take part in daily team debriefs, staff meetings, and lead volunteer/work experience programs.
    • Assist with maintenance of camp facilities and contribute to communication efforts to promote the program.
    • Improve visual impact of site.

       Qualifications YOU will Gain:

      • Level 3 Outdoor Activity Instructor with eligibility to become a Registered Member of the Institute for Outdoor Learning
      • Channel Training Bushcraft Personal Skills
      • ITC First Level 3 Outdoor First Aid
      • ITC First Level 3 Learning Beyond the Classroom
      • Archery GB Instructor Award

      Following successful completion of the course, the participant may be offered the opportunity to apply for a Junior Education Officer role.

       Essential skills and qualifications:

      • All candidates must hold a minimum of GCSE 3 or D in Functional skills (Maths and English) and should expect to partake in lessons and exams until Functional skills is achieved (if grade 4/C is already achieved no further lessons or exams required).
      • Flexibility to adapt to changing situations, such as varying visitor needs, weather conditions, and program requirements, to ensure a positive visitor experience.
      • Interest in Primitive Skills and Ancient Culture: Passion for learning and sharing knowledge about primitive skills and ancient culture to engage visitors and enhance their understanding of prehistoric life.
      • Willingness to work outdoors in all weathers.
        • Customer Service: Commitment to providing excellent customer service by engaging with visitors, addressing their inquiries and concerns, and ensuring a positive and memorable experience.

        Essential Details:

        Salary Details: National Apprenticeship Wage or £11,648 p.a.

        Working Hours: 35 hours per week on a monthly rota

        Open to under 16s?: Candidates will need a car as Celtic Harmony Camp is located in a rural location with no public transport.

        A DBS check will be undertaken for all successful candidates.


        Closing Date: 10th June 2024

        Interview Dates: Week of 13th June

        Start Date: 1st July 2024

        To request an application form, send your CV and a cover letter to

        You can read and download the full Job Description here.

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