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Instructor Training at the World Class National Outdoor Centre, Plas Menai

Our unrivalled reputation, superb facilities, extensive resources and stunning location make Plas Menai the number one choice for those looking to break into the outdoor industry. Our programmes are designed to help you get the most out of your time with us and ensure you are equipped with the right skills and qualifications to gain work within the industry.

Are you a school leaver? Are you coming to the end of your exams?

We have a great week long course running from 22nd July. Spend 5 days here at Plas Menai learning just what it takes to become a watersports instructor. Have a go at everything we offer and learn from the best. You will leave with your Powerboat Level 2 qualification and a great insight in to the industry. We have residential and full board options available. 

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With no prior training or qualifications needed and an entry age of 16 and over, this is a great route in to the industry. 


Plas Menai has been teaching outdoor instructors for 30 years and we have an enviable reputation throughout the industry world wide for the high calibre of ‘work-ready’ instructors we train every year.

Our If you are interested in any of our instructor training courses and would like to talk to somebody about the opportunities, please contact our Bookings and Administration team on 0300 300 3112.

For those of you who are already at the required level necessary and only want to undertake a single instructor qualification you will find our standard instructor courses here.

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16-week Multi Outdoor Instructor Training Programme

Course start date - August 2019

Gain all the key Internationally recognised qualifications employers within the sector are looking for;

Dinghy Sailing | Windsurfing | Kayaking | Range of miscellaneous qualifications

Includes full board accommodation for the duration 

No pre-course qualifications required


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1 Dinghy

Instructor Preparation Week

This is a great way to find out from the best in the industry exactly what a career in the outdoors entails.

Over the 5 days you will gain valuable insight in to the role of a dinghy instructor, spend 3 days tweaking your sailing skills with the emphasis on those needed to be ready for the pre-entry skills assessment and you will leave with your Powerboat Level 2 qualification. 

To discuss any element of this new course in detail call our bookings team on 0300 3003112 or e-mail


(incl. VAT)