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PGL Travel Ltd
Outdoor Adventure Instructors introduce people to a number of activities and deliver taster sessions in such activities as orienteering, archery, fencing, climbing and quadbiking.
A day in a life of someone working in outdoor adventure activities
Every day is unique and often unpredictable. We always face and conquer new challenges which make it extremely enjoyable.
|1.||An overwhelming sense of achievement when a child challenges themselves and achieves something|
|2.||Overcoming some of your own fears|
|3.||The variety in my job role|
|3 not so great things about being an Outdoor Adventure Instructor|
|1.||The unpredictable weather|
|2.||Being so far away from real civilisation|
They should focus on gaining suitable experience in outdoor education. An education or sport related degree is useful. I can constantly make links with my education degree.
|3 opportunities and experiences you recommend people gain?|
|1.||Gain experience supervising and monitoring people who work in outdoor education centres|
|2.||Gain experience working with other people as part of a team|
|3.||Gain as much personal experience of the different outdoor sports available to try|
Anyone who joins PGL as an Activity Instructor for the first time with no previous experience or qualifications is automatically enrolled on their nationally-recognised Apprenticeship programme and receive an allowance of £470 plus free meals and an accommodation package option.
People with National Governing Body Coaching Awards relevant to their job role are entitled to weekly bonus payments on top of their regular wage.
Returning PGL staff working in the UK receive at least the National Minimum Wage relevant to their age, plus qualification bonuses if applicable to their job role.
You can study a BSc or BA (Hons) in Outdoor Activities at;
|Liverpool John Moores University|
|Manchester Metropolitan University|
|Southampton Solent University|
|Trinity University College|
|University of Cumbria|
|University of Derby|
|University of Stirling|
|University of Wales, Newport|
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