Bourne Degree Apprenticeship

Give our guests a great time and we’ll give you the opportunity of a lifetime. That’s our promise to every one of our 16,500 team members, and it’s why we’re excited to announce an amazing new opportunity. 
 
The Bourne Degree Apprenticeship in partnership with the Open University.
 
Bourne Leisure are delighted to open our application process for the 2nd year, for candidates to apply for our Degree Apprenticeship programme to grow future leaders. It offers talented individuals the opportunity to join the Bourne Leisure Degree Apprenticeship in a real job with a structured development programme and a built-in support network – plus, you’ll be working towards a degree at the same time. This is the opportunity of a lifetime to gain a degree, debt free, while training to become a leader in the ‘5th Best Company to Work For’ in the UK.
 
A lucky group of passionate, positive and hard-working people will get the chance to join us for three years in a real paid job, training to be brilliant leaders. You’ll start in a Butlin’s resort, one of our most iconic brands, and then gain experience in our other famous brands – a Haven park and Warner hotel – too. Even better, we’ll pay for you to study for a BA (Hons) in Management Practice with the Open University at the same time. 
 
At the end of the apprenticeship degree, you will have learned how to be the best, from the best leaders in one of the UK’s best companies to work for.
 
•You’ll have a degree, debt free.
•You’ll have Chartered Manager status. 
•You’ll be guaranteed a job as a leader with Bourne Leisure. 
•And you’ll have a whole lot of fun at the same time.
 
We are offering a talented group of people the chance to join our CMDA, Chartered Management Degree Apprenticeship, Programme for three years and:
 
•Work in a real, paid job
•Start on a salary of £18,000 PA
•Train up to second manager role then continue your career with us with our “Grow to”  development programmes 
•Study for BA (Hons) debt free
•Underpinned by Chartered Management status
•Secure a guaranteed job with Bourne Leisure
 
IT’S THE OPPORTUNITY OF A LIFETIME.
 
WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?
 
This is a very special opportunity, with only a small number of places available, so we’re looking for talented people who can meet our requirements:
 
•Passionate, positive and hard-working people driven to succeed
•Shows leadership potential for the future
•Able to give 100% to a full-time job and study for a degree
•Driven to build a career with Bourne Leisure
•Willing to relocate - UK mobile - you will be required to move to a resort and live onsite
•Two A levels, a level 3 apprenticeship or equivalent
•Does not already have a management related degree
 
 WHAT’S IN THE DEGREE COURSE?

• BA (Hons) in Management Practice with the Open University
• Three years’ part-time study
• Equivalent of two days off the job to study each month
• And Bourne Leisure will pay for it!
 
A personal commitment to additional study in your own time will be required.

To complete your application, you will be required to submit a 1500 word essay, details of which can be found in our application process. 

Topic:   The UK hospitality and tourism industry

It is very important that in today’s competitive environment, (both in terms of business and employability) one has a clear understanding and some knowledge of the sector or industry in which you would be operating.

We would like you to analyse the Hospitality and Tourism industry in the United Kingdom, examining the industry’s net worth, growth and future challenges.  Then create a essay/report on a word document to attach with your cover letter on the application.  Please focus on the last and next five years showing the industry at its best and at its worst.

Any resources, different data sources, industry reports, newspaper articles and websites may be referenced but will not be included as part of the 1,500-word essay requirement.

Consider:
•How much is the hospitality industry worth?
•How big is the UK hospitality industry?
•What is the preferred holiday type? (Main Holiday/Short breaks)
•Potential changes to the industry over the next 5 years

Criteria:     
•1,500 words

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Location

Bourne Leisure Head Office

Address

1 Park Lane, Hemel Hempstead, Herts HP2 4YL GBR

Division

Bourne Support

Employment Status

Full-time

Employment Type

Apprenticeship

Effective Date

16 August 2019

Expiration Date

23 September 2019