A Unique and Fulfilling Gap Year Experience
What is Firm Foundations?
We run a highly successful gap year programme called Firm Foundations, the course is completely free and a great introduction to the outdoor industry or a challenging year out. Firm Foundations provides a unique opportunity to gain the following qualifications free of charge.
During the year you will learn various skills and be trained to run many different activities for schools and visitors of our activity centres. You will gain industry standard qualifications which will allow you to progress in the outdoor adventure industry.
Learn more about our activity centres.
Due to the current Covid situation we are postponing our intakes at both Whitmoor Lakes and Pioneer centre. We are now taking advantage of the governments new Kickstart scheme as of January 2021 which would be a 6 month program (Jan-July 2021) and would have a lot of overlap to our Firm Foundations scheme but would be an adapted program.
Here is some further info on the Kickstarter scheme:
To be accepted as part or the kickstart scheme you must meet the following requirements
- Signed up to the job centre
- You need to be on universal credits
- 18y – 24y
Click the button below and fill in our online application form…yes it’s that easy!
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