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YMCA/PGL Traineeship

  • Job Location

    Various UK locations

  • Start date


  • Duration

    12 weeks, with potential for further work for the right candidates

  • Job Benefits

    Competitive salary + Accommodation + Food + Benefits


Do something you love!

PGL, founded in 1957, operates at 2 outdoor activity centres across the UK and France. We are the UK’s leading provider of residential activity holidays and educational courses for young people.

We have partnered with the YMCA and are currently offering 12-week traineeship courses around the country that will provide you with the right skills to become “job ready”.

We want to help you kick-start your career in a fun outdoor environment!

This course will take you out of your comfort zone enabling you to try new experiences, make new friends and gain valuable skills and work experience that will ultimately enhance your CV and employability.

We also provide a guaranteed interview at the end of the course, giving you the chance to progress onto a level 2 apprenticeship and/or a job at one of PGL’s sites!

What do you need to know?

  • The course runs: February - April 2019
  • Who can take part: You must be 18 before April 2019 (or at the start of the PGL placement)
  • Study locations: YMCA Centres in Manchester, Doncaster, Ipswich and London.
  • Format: Full-time
  • Work experience locations: PGL sites near the training centres

This is a great opportunity for those who want to do something different, love the outdoors, and want to participate in a new adventure alongside other like-minded individuals. If this sounds like you, don’t hesitate to apply.



If you are successful with your interview, you could gain employment as an activity instructor or with the catering, retail or housekeeping teams. The roles will start from £140 per week which includes all meals and accommodation (on site).

About us

PGL is the UK's market leading provider of activity holidays and study courses for young people.

For over 400,000 children every year, a PGL holiday means the adventure of a lifetime. We employ a team of 2,500 vibrant, energetic staff each
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