Climbing Wall Development Instructors should be competent in the following key areas, all of which will be covered, to a greater or lesser extent, during your training course. Technical Competence (including equipment, belaying and personal skills), Management and Decision Making (including planning, managing participants, decision making, knowledge and demonstration of techniques), Teaching and Learning Skills, The Climbing Wall Environment (including access, etiquette and ethics), Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Climbing Wall Development Instructor handbook and the onus is on you to be competent in all of them by the time you come to assessment
Completion of Climbing Wall Development Instructor Training
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
The Climbing Wall Development Instructor Syllabus Covers
Technical Competence (including equipment, belaying and personal skills)
Management and Decision Making (including planning, managing participants, decision making, knowledge and demonstration of techniques)
Teaching and Learning Skills
The Climbing Wall Environment (including access, etiquette and ethics)
Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Climbing Wall Development Instructor handbook
You must be at least 18 years old and hold either the Climbing Wall Instructor or the Climbing Instructor Qualification.
Why Choose Plas y Brenin?
Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.
If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the residential price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.
When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.
We can arrange station pick up & drop off if you're travelling by train, and during the day you'll have free hot drinks and afternoon tea.Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.