Theme Park Work Experience Programme 2020

Type of contract: Work Experience

About Us

Crealy Theme Park & Resort is the South West’s largest family theme park attraction and is home to over 60 rides and attractions, seasonal live shows and a variety of zoo animals. Set in over 100 acres of countryside Crealy Meadows, our large luxury lodge and camping resort that includes uniquely themed glamping accommodation.

Crealy Theme Park & Resort provides work experience placements across a variety of departments including Animal Barn, Retail, Guest Services and Admissions, Rides & Attractions, Food and Beverage and Crealy Meadows.


About the Role

You will get the chance to immerse yourself in each of our five key departments, experiencing every aspect of our theme park operation. One day you may be taking booking for holidays or selling theme park tickets, the next helping to operate a ride and serve guests their lunch. Prepare to be pushed out of your comfort zone…!

Our Work Experience placements are a fantastic way to experience a wide range of roles, each with engaging practical assessments, to make sure you make the most of your time with us. These placements are designed to give you an idea of what it is like to work in a particular department.

During your time with us you will undergo practical training on specific department assignments, with a view to expanding your employability skills in a hands-on environment.  At the end of your placement you will receive a certificate and report of your experiences with us.

  • Are you energetic, enthusiastic and adventurous?
  • Are you adaptable and willing to learn new skills?
  • Are you interested in a career in the leisure industry?

Then maybe the Crealy Work Experience Programme is for you!

Skills & Experiences

Through your time with us, you will gain, among other things:

  • Employability skills including application writing, interview technique and problem solving
  • Guest-facing customer service experience
  • An overview of health & safety procedures
  • Knowledge of the leisure industry and it’s day to day running
  • Risk assessments and hazard perception in an industry based setting


About You

What we require from you

To make the most of your time with us, we ask for the following

  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Puncutality and attendance
  • Reliability
  • Complete adherence to all health and safety procedures
  • Willingness, adaptability and dynamic thinking

Due to the amount of applications for Work Experience we may sometimes be fully booked up to 12 months in advance for some roles, therefore we suggest you apply as soon as possible once you know the dates you are looking for.


  • Uniform provided

Personal details

Crealy Adventure Park & Resort is committed to complying with all relevant Health & Safety and Safeguarding measures to provide a safe and nurturing environment for all participating in our work experience programme.

Each participant undergoes a full induction before starting their placement, with adequate uniform, training and guidance given, relevant to the participants’ individual needs.

To request further information prior to applying for a placement email

Sign, Check & Submit

My signature confirms that all the information given on this application form is true and complete. I understand that any falsification or deliberate omissions may disqualify my application or lead to my dismissal. I confirm that I am entitled to work in the UK & Ireland and can provide original documentation to confirm this. I understand that my employment is subject to references that are satisfactory to Crealy Great Adventure Park.

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This Job Role expires on 2020-03-01