Outdoor Instructor in Training

  • To coincide with the Urdd's 100th anniversary celebrations, Gwersyll Glan-llyn offers an exciting opportunity for many individuals to pursue a career in the outdoors. The scheme will employ individuals full time during the training period.

    Successful applicants will undergo a special training scheme for a period of 6 months (January-June 2022) in order to gain valuable experience and recognized qualifications in a variety of outdoor activities. Following a successful training period there will be the opportunity to apply for a full time position. The scheme will be co-ordinated by experienced experts in the field, to ensure the highest quality training.

    This opportunity is for Welsh speakers or dedicated Welsh language learners.


    Salary: £ 17,290

    Period: January-June 2022 (there will be an opportunity to interview for a full time instructor position at Glan-llyn centre after a 3-month period, with a full-time position starting July 2022)

    Location: Glan-llyn, Bala

    ⭐The programme is entirely focused on personal development and will be led by experienced instructors with some of the highest possible UK qualifications in mountaineering, climbing, paddle sports and more.

    ⭐ Experiences in a variety of different outdoor activities e.g. mountaineering, climbing, sailing, expedition skills, canoeing, kayaking, paddle boarding and more

    ⭐The opportunity to complete National Governing Body Qualifications in a variety of different activities, tailored to each individual

    ⭐All successful applicants will receive a personal pack of outdoor equipment/kit

    ⭐Glan Glan-llyn can offer accommodation to applicants if required

    ⭐Opportuity to apply for a full-time position at the end of the training plan

    CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATION: First applications by December, 2021

    JOB START DATE: January / February 2022 

    Contact us for more information or an informal chat

    Glanllyn@urdd.org 01678541000


    This project is being funded by the UK Government through the UK Community Regeneration Fund