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Instructor Development Programme Recruitment


Do you have a passion for working in the outdoors?

If the answer is yes and you hold at least one recognised National Governing Body Instructor qualification in the outdoor adventurous sport field, we have a great personal development opportunity for you.

Plas Menai is the Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre for Wales. We have been training Watersports Instructors for over 30 years. Many have gone on to work within the industry, both in the UK and further afield as well as some of the biggest UK National Governing Bodies for Sport.

We are currently recruiting keen and enthusiastic people who are looking for a personal development opportunity which could lead to a career in the Outdoor Adventurous Activity industry.  This is a paid programme that also includes an element of personal development, on the job experience and the opportunity of gaining more industry recognised qualifications.

As a member of the Instructor Development Programme you will get the opportunity of participating in a number of centre based roles.  These include assisting to run water and shore based activity programmes, centre front of house duties (reception), acting as evening and night duty officer, keeping the centre clean and tidy and assisting in the maintenance of the centres equipment.

Programme Hours – the programme is flexible and you will receive an allowance to cover the hours that you work.  Initially the programme will run for 6 months with the possibility of it being extended for a further 6 months if you have demonstrated the correct attitude and gained the correct qualifications.

Your Allowance will be £875.06 per month. 

This is based on an average week of 37 hours that includes 23 hours of paid work, training and personal development.

Full board accommodation is available on-site at a preferential rate.

Location: Sport Wales National Outdoor Centre – Plas Menai, Caernarfon.


We welcome correspondence in English, Welsh or bilingually (according to your choice) or in other languages and formats. We will respond in your declared chosen language, and corresponding with us in Welsh will not lead to any delay

To apply for the scheme via PLAS MENAI please contact Matt Beaumont on or call 01248 673945


We value the diversity of our workforce and welcome applications from all sections of the community.