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Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester


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June 26, 2012 - PRLog -- As Sir Alan Sugar's bid to find his next apprentice draws to a close, LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester is joining with it's global counterparts to search for a team of MINI APPRENTICES.

As world unemployment rises, the fun indoor attraction aimed at children aged 3 - 10 years is offering the opportunity of a lifetime to snap up a summer job playing with LEGO all day.  

Worldwide, teams running the attractions are looking to inject a little excitement whilst also inviting children and parents to think about the importance of looking to the future from an early age.  What better way than by showing them that working life can be fun!

The Manchester attraction is looking to appoint ten young entertainers, model builders and operations experts to join a global team to help run the eight attractions over the summer holidays.  

Successful candidates will spend time during their summer holidays on work placements, shadowing job roles such as the unique Master Model Builder – who is responsible for developing new LEGO models, running workshops, and maintaining the Centre's 2 million LEGO bricks!  Additional activities that the MINI APPRENTICES may participate in include presenting a Factory Tour – a show highlighting how LEGO bricks are made, checking the speed of the slides in the soft play area, plus testing the pedals on the LEGO police jeeps!

Children aged 3 - 10 years must submit a video CV via the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre's Youtube Channel (, Facebook page ( or email explaining why they believe they should be considered for the role.  Alternatively, children can complete a short written CV (no more than 100 words) and email this to:  

Applicants will then be shortlisted, with a final team of 10 per Centre crowned the prestigious title of being a LEGOLAND Discovery Centre MINI APPRENTICE!

A range of top application tips and pointers will be available on the Facebook page, reminding applicants of the importance of dress and appearance in making a first impression, and of course the skills required by candidates looking for a career in playing with LEGO bricks!

General Manager of LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Manchester, Neil Crittenden, commented on the search: “Whilst this is ultimately of course a unique fun opportunity for a group of very lucky children, our search will also highlight the basic steps of the job application process, which is surely something that can never be undertaken too young.  There will be a prize for all applications received, rewarding all children for taking part.”

Applications will be accepted from Friday June 1st until Friday 13th July, with the successful applicants completing work placements during July and August.

For more information contact Daisy Whitehouse or Pippa Nixon at Down at the Social on 0161 713 3649 or email

About LEGOLAND Discovery Centre

Located in Barton Square at The Trafford Centre, the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is made up of a series of interactive features to immerse kids into a world where their imagination can run wild with creative inspiration at every turn.  Featuring a whole host of exciting kids activities in Manchester ( from the Kingdom Quest ride to an amazing recreation of the North West's most iconic buildings, the Centre not only provides fun for LEGO fans young and old, but fantastic educational benefits too.
Source:LDC Manchester
Phone:0161 713 3649
Zip:M17 8AS
Tags:Kids Activities, Manchester, Legoland Discovery Centre Manchester
Location:Manchester, Greater - England
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