Are you interested in working in the outdoor sector?

The Urdd offers outdoor activity apprenticeships located in our residentials centres – Llangrannog and Glan-llyn, giving the apprentices the opportunity to work and learn with our experienced staff.

What is the scheme?

This apprenticeship offers the opportunity for individuals over 17 years old to gain employment, professional experience and qualifications within Outdoor Activity sector. The successful candidate will be spending time developing with the Urdd’s Outdoor Activities department in one of our famous residential centres – Llangrannog and Glan-llyn. Every apprentice will get the opportunity to learn from experienced staff and lead high standard activities for children and young people.

Who can take part?

Individuals over 17 years old can undertake the apprenticeship and we have opportunities in Llangrannog and Glan-llyn residential centres. You’ll need to be ready to work outdoors and with children and young people

What's the nature of the work? 

The main part our apprentices’ work is to lead activities of the children staying in the residential centre. The Urdd provides free accommodation within walking distance to our residential centres for the apprentices who wish to live on site.

What qualifications do we offer?

We offer a Level 2 NVQ in Leading Activities in the first year, with some apprentices staying for a second year to studying Level 3 in Sports Development.

Our apprentices also receive extra qualifications tailored to the individual. 

How to apply

Most of our apprenticeships commence in September, and we accept applications between March and June. To apply you’ll need to complete an application before the closing date (the closing date varies from year to year). To get an application form, e-mail us on

You can also register your interest by clicking on the button REGISTER YOUR INTEREST below and fill in the form. We will be notified that you’ve registered your interest and we can send you all the relevant information via e-mail.

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