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ENHAnCED Learning Credits

Plas y Brenin is able to accept ELCAS funding for the following courses only. If you are unsure of which qualification is right for you, please contact the National Governing Body, Mountain Training who administer these qualifications, however, as your National Outdoor Centre we are here to help and if you need any further information please feel free to contact us on 01690 702214 or

ELCAS funding only covers non-residential course costs. Please call if you would like further information on using your ELCAS funding. 

All prices shown are non-residential.


Summer Mountain Leader Training & Assessment  £860

The Mountain Leader Award (Summer)The Mountain Leader scheme is designed for people who want to lead groups in the mountains, hills and moorlands of the UK and Ireland. = Mountain Leaders operate the length and breadth of the country with a diverse variety of groups of people.

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Winter Mountain Leader Training & Assessment £870

The Mountain Leader Award (winter)If you want to lead groups of hill walkers in winter conditions, look no further than the Winter Mountain Leader. This award builds on the skills learnt through the Mountain Leader scheme to prepare you for the complexities associated with leading people in winter conditions in the UK.

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International Mountain Leader Training & Assessment (summer and winter) £2870

The International Mountain Leader Award If you want to lead groups of walkers in the mountains all over the world, register for the International Mountain Leader scheme. It builds on the skills you will have learnt as a Mountain Leader, and includes additional information and training about leading outside the UK. Opportunities for International Mountain Leaders reach far and wide, from the Tour du Mont Blanc and the Inca Trail to Everest Base Camp and the jungles of Borneo.
Training course bookings must not be made until your International Mountain Leader registration application has been approved by Mountain Training.

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Mountaineering Instructor Certificate Training & Assessment £1250

Mountaineering Instructor CertificateThis award is all about instructing mountaineering and climbing skills in the winter. It builds on the skills acquired in both the Mountaineering Instructor Award and Winter Mountain Leader awards; both of which candidates must hold to access the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate scheme. The MIC is considered the minimum standard for those instructing the skills of snow and ice climbing and is an extensively used professional award.

 


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Please contact us to discuss details and booking courses.

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