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Kara Rippon

  • Vicarage Close, Newbold Coleorton, Coalville Leicestershire
  • +4407772644940

Business Management and Marketing Student

Work experience


Supply Chain Controller

Rolls Royce PLC
Sep 2015Present

Student Ambassador

Harper Adams University, Shropshire
Student Ambassador Duties include; Showing prospective students around Harper Adams University on Open Days and Interview Days Attending shows with the Harper Adams University stand.
Nov 2013Present


The Cross Keys, Leicestershire

Staff Duties include the taking of orders, serving food and drinks and the handling of money. Flexibility was required especially during busy times to ensure that the high level of customer service and satisfaction as maintained. Also responsible for the training of new bar and waiting staff.

May 2012Present

Sports Attendant

Hood Park Leisure Centre, Leicestershire

 Duties include the lifeguarding of an indoor and outdoor swimming pools to ensure the safety of bathers at all times, to set up and take down various sports equipment including trampolines, to maintain first aid equipment stock levels around the building and to guarantee cleanliness around the centre at all times.

May 2011Sep 2011

Waitress/Shop assistant

Cattows Farm Shop, Leicestershire

Voluntary work experience for four weeks over the summer gaining experience in organic produce and produce sold directly from the farm. Duties included: Handling money by serving behind the till. Keeping the shelves stocked up and letting the farm manager know if anything was running low. Packaging and weighing different meat products. Promotional work at the local county show (Ashby Show).



Business Management with Marketing (FdSc)

Harper Adams University

  • First year modules studied are; Business Organisation & Law, Logistics & Distribution, Enterprise & Business Skills, Customer Service & Relationship Marketing, Economic & Business Environment, It for Business and Principles of Marketing
Sep 2012Jun 2014

A Levels

Ashby School

A Levels – Applied Business (D) Economics (D) General Studies (C) BTEC Travel & Tourism (Merit) Geography (C)

Sep 2010Jun 2012


Ashby School

9 GSCEs at grade A-C. Including Maths, English and Science

Hobbies & Interests

Hobbies and interests include playing hockey and netball for local teams respectively. 

An active member of Coalville Swimming Club since 2004. Regularly competing in county and national competitions.

Organising a charity event for the swimming club and raising over £1000 for a local charity. 


Jun 2013Present

Full UK Driving License 


Full, Clean, UK driving license

Aug 2012Present

National Pool Lifeguard Qualification

Royal Lifesaving Society UK

Internationally recognised award.

Renewed May 2016

Aug 2012Present

First Aid at Work and Emergency First Aid at Work

Royal Lifesaving Society UK

Renewed May 2016

Aug 2012Present

Automated External Defibrillation Certificate (AED)

Royal Lifesaving Society UK

Renewed May 2016