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Apprentice Eco Lodge Administration

Welsh Government
Crai Valley Eco Lodges Glwydcaenewydd Farm Crai Brecon LD3 8YP
£11 / hour
Closing date
2 Feb 2022

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Business / Management
Consulting & Business Services
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Intermediate
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Job Details

About the apprenticeship


Managing a properties changeover between guests to include changing beds, cleaning property and outside areas
Day to day running of complex
Welcoming guests and being centre information point for them
Office duties including answering telephone and dealing with enquiries on a computer based platform, keeping guest information tablets updated, managing the websites, and dealing with email enquiries
Hot tub maintenance - full training supplied
Managing laundry services - we use a laundry service so making sure this is ready for collection and sorting the delivery back

Additional information

Crai Valley Eco Lodges is a busy self-catering complex with two sister companies Onnenfawr Leisure Ltd and Onnenfawr Glamping that are all run by the same team - this job is diverse, it's interesting, it is always happy and very informal but professional at the same time.
We would want the candidate to be able to enjoy their job, to develop certain skills and work with us all in a close family unit as that essentially is what we and the casual staff are



This person needs to be able to work part as team on the busy days but manage the casual staff
This person also needs to be able to work on their own in the office/house environment and make decisions.
This person needs to be able to join in with the family more importantly and be part of the environment that we create
Be happy and positive and willing to learn


No qualifications are required, training will be provided


Welsh Spoken Skills: No Welsh Written Skills: No

Course details

Foundation Business and Administration L2

About the employer

Crai Valley Eco Lodges Glwydcaenewydd Farm

Disability confident

No, we are not part of the Disability Confident Scheme from the UK Department for Work and Pensions.

Please note that all apprenticeships are open to everyone. However, some organisations have worked to achieve Disability Confident accreditation. You should always apply for the apprenticeship you feel best suited to.

Interview arrangements

Contact by email or by phone to arrange a socially distanced interview. Please attach a CV to email application


Why an apprenticeship?

As an apprentice you will earn while you train. It’s a great career choice whether you are leaving school or college, returning to work after starting a family or looking for a new career. There’s a wide range of jobs on offer.  A job at the Welsh Government is unlike any other in Wales.

At the Welsh Government you’ll be given support and guidance so you can develop your skills in the workplace. You will also need to set aside time to study for your apprenticeship. You’ll be a valued member of the team from day one.

What apprenticeships are available?

We don’t currently have any apprenticeship opportunities open as we have now closed our scheme for 2019. If you’d like to keep updated on the vacancies that we’re advertising, you may want to visit our jobs board:  Welsh Government External Vacancies Board.

If you’d like to receive Job Alert e-mails that let you know when we’re advertising a role that suits your preferences, scroll to the bottom of the jobs board, and you’ll see the ‘Create Job Alert’ link.  Click this, and follow the on-screen instructions to set up your alerts.  You’ll need to log in or create an account as part of this process.

Who can apply?

To be eligible to apply you:

  • will be at least 16 years of age at the time of making your application
  • will not be in full-time education (you can apply while still attending school/college/university but will have finished or intend to finish your studies by the time your apprenticeship starts)
  • will need to meet the Civil Service Nationality requirements to apply.

ALS eligibility

Please note that ALS our training providers have their own eligibility in order to provide the funding required to undertake an apprenticeship. You may not be eligible to apply if:

  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in ICT, Software, Web and Telecoms or a similar subject
  • you already hold a qualification at Level 3 or above in Business Administration, Customer Service or a similar subject

What are the benefits?  

How much will I be paid?

You will earn £19,240 a year while training. When you pass your apprenticeship you can apply for a permanent job at the Welsh Government. Within 2 years of starting your apprenticeship you could be earning £22,500. 

You will get 31 days holidays as well as 10 public and privilege days. We offer flexible working arrangements to help you get the right work/life balance. You will also be eligible for membership of the Civil Service Pension Scheme

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