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Job Vacancy at Guildford: Full Time Duty Manager

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 - Posted by Danie

Location: GuildfordCrew

Position: Duty Manager

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Line Manager: Centre Manager

Application closing date: Sunday 29th of May 2016

Duty Manager Job Description:

To be a Duty Manager you will be passionate about climbing. This vital position will mean you are ‘hands on’ in the responsibility of running a high quality public sporting venue. You will report directly to the Centre Manager.

Your duties will involve a variety of back-office and customer facing tasks to ensure the smooth running of the centre for both staff and the public. This is a varied role with the opportunity to promote climbing as a fun and exhilarating sport to be enjoyed by all.

The centre is staffed on a shift basis seven days a week and therefore we require someone who can work as part of a team and on their own initiative. Hours to include evenings and weekends. We offer training on all our systems and all staff have access to free climbing at both our Craggy Island Climbing Centres. Salary is £16,477.50 pa for a 37.5 hour week.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your C.V. and a letter letting us know why you want to be part of our crew to Marv Smith, Centre Manager at

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Ever thought about becoming an Instructor…?

Tuesday, April 30th, 2013 - Posted by Danie

If you have ever thought about becoming an instructor then now is your chance to get on the first step of the ladder with our site specific instructors course.

No previous instructing experience is needed but you must fit the following criteria:

– Be over 18

– Have passed the registration test at Craggy Island, Guildford

What you will be doing:

During the Site Specific Training you will learn the basics of instructing at Craggy Island.  We will give you a thorough introduction to the wall and the equipment available for your use when working with our groups at the centre.  There will also be the opportunity to practice group management skills and exchange ideas with other instructors.

Date: Friday 21st of June 2013

Time: 10:30-16:30

Cost: £25.00 payable at time of booking

How to book:

Please call reception on 0844 880 8866.  Places are limited to 14 and are allocated on a first come, first served basis.

What Happens after the Course?

Once you have completed the course you will then be required to shadow our instructors for a set amount of hours determined at the end of the training. When these hours have been completed you may then book an assessment and providing that you pass you will then be qualified to work with us here at Craggy Island, Guildford.

If you would like any more information or have any questions then please contact Shona Hanmer via

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Holiday fun at Craggy2 this Easter!

Wednesday, March 13th, 2013 - Posted by Cliff Hanger

Cave & Climb Sessions:

If you want your kids aged 5+ years to have a go at caving and climbing here at Craggy2 this half term then why not book them onto one of our fun Junior or Mini Cave & Climb sessions? It’s a great way for them to burn off a bit of energy and experience a fantastic activity.

Our instructors will kit them up, give them a full safety brief and then take them on a supervised caving and climbing experience throughout the whole centre. Whilst we are taking the kids climbing you can relax with a cup of coffee and enjoy the peace and quiet!

Ratio: 1:6 (ages 8+)
Ratio: 1:4 (ages 5 – 7)

Length of session: 1 hour

Price: £18.00 per person (includes all safety equipment).

Private Tuition:

If you’re looking for something more specific; perhaps you want to learn to boulder too, give the kids a tougher challenge or simply want your instructor’s undivided attention then a Private session is the thing for you!

You can book each session for up to 4 people and it will be completely tailored to your requirements.

Ratio: 1:up to 4

Price: 1 person – £30 per hour, 2 people – £40 per hour, 3 people – £45 per hour and 4 people – £60 per hour (includes all safety equipment).

All of our sessions run daily but please book early to avoid disappointment!

Please speak to a member of the Reception Team or call us on 0844 880 8866 to book your place!

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