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Trainee Instructor

  • Job Location

    Buddens Activity Centre, Purbeck Hills, Wareham, Dorset

  • Start date

    Training begins 08th April

  • Duration

    Contract ends September

  • Job Benefits

    4 Weeks of FREE (unpaid) training—valued up to £2000.00 / Guaranteed work upon completion of your training, subject to ongoing monitoring / Contract based on 37-40 hours per week, paid on a 4-weekly basis at NMW / 5-day working week/6-day in peak season /



Rockley is thrilled to present a unique opportunity for non-qualified individuals to become an Activity Instructor at Rockley's largest Dorset-based centre - Buddens Activity Centre.

This exciting opportunity is designed for individuals without any previous experience or formal outdoor qualifications but who possess a genuine passion for the outdoors. We will provide comprehensive training to equip you with the skills needed to excel as an instructor in a variety of exciting and exhilarating activities.


  • 4-week intensive training program valued at approximately £2000.
  • Accommodation is offered free of charge during your training period
  • Following your initial training, you will have the opportunity to undertake paid work for us during the summer 2024 season
  • Ideal for a motivated, enthusiastic, and driven individual
  • Starts: 8th April
  • Closing date for applications: 9th February
  • At Rockley, our staff are at the core of everything we do. As a team member, you will play a crucial role in ensuring all our customers have a fantastic and memorable experience during their time with us.


  • Assist in providing high-quality instruction to all students within the group once qualified
  • Learn to instruct a variety of activities under the supervision of the Senior Team
  • Learn to deliver evening entertainment activities as directed by the Senior Team
  • Maintain standards of tuition for practical elements, ensuring group safety and welfare
  • Be a positive role model, demonstrating the expected attitudes, values, and behavior to students
  • Deliver activities in line with company and local operating procedures
  • Comply with health and safety/operating policies and procedures
  • Promote and safeguard the welfare of children and young people, raising concerns following protocol
  • Ensure clients and staff follow safety procedures and policies
  • Carry out equipment checks and maintain equipment stores inventory
  • Perform basic maintenance and equipment repairs or dispatch faulty equipment for repair
  • Engage in general center duties such as assisting in the kitchen and maintaining cleanliness.



  • Motivated and enthusiastic
  • Hardworking with a desire to learn new skills
  • Approachable and welcoming
  • Organized, efficient, and punctual
  • Professional appearance
  • Desire to provide young people with an incredible experience
  • Aspire to act as a role model


  • ERCA Ground Belay Instructor
  • RYA First Aid
  • RYA Powerboat level 2
  • In-house qualifications including tomahawks, archery, raft building, nightline, team building, and more.

About us

As one of the most highly regarded watersports training and adventure holiday companies in Europe, and with 3 activity centres based across Dorset (UK), we believe that we offer an exciting and dynamic environment in which to work in.

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