Climbing Wall Instructor Assessment
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 1 Day
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

Climbing Wall Instructor Assessment

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Overview

This two day course is ideal for you if you work at a climbing wall, or a venue with permanent or mobile climbing towers. You'll be trained and assessed in the skills you need to supervise climbers on purpose built artificial climbing walls and boulders. The Abseil Module Asssessment is included in this assessment.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

Qualification achievement

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

The syllabus includes


Technical Competence (including equipment, belaying, personal skills and background knowledge)

Management and Decision Making (including planning, managing participants, decision making, knowledge and demonstration of techniques and managing other staff)

Teaching and Learning Skills

The Climbing Environment (including access, etiquette and ethics)

Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Climbing Wall Instructor handbook

Experience Required

Before you attend a Climbing Wall Instructor assessment, make sure you meet the following requirements, they are essential:

  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must have attended a Climbing Wall Instructor (or Climbing Wall Award) training course or have been granted exemption from training.
  • You must be familiar with the syllabus.
  • You must have logged a minimum of 30 visits to at least three different climbing walls.
  • You must have led a minimum of 40 climbs on climbing walls.
  • You must be confident at leading routes at Fr 4.
  • You must have assisted in the supervision of at least 15 instructed sessions on at least two different walls including a large public facility in a variety of contexts. At least five of these sessions must have personal reflective comments recorded on DLOG.
  • You must hold a current first aid qualification which involved at least one day of assessment.

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 want to help you to achieve your goals so comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and home-cooked food are part of the deal if you've booked accommodation with us. We'll also cover your in-course transport, and can arrange station pick up & drop off if you're travelling by train.Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. What’s more, we have a wide range of specialist equipment that’s available for you to borrow if you don’t have your own.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

Length
1 Days
Start Date
31st January, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£131
Length
1 Days
Start Date
13th April, 2020
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4
Cost
£131
Length
1 Days
Start Date
4th September, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£131
Length
1 Days
Start Date
6th November, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£131
Length
1 Days
Start Date
29th January, 2021
Spaces left
4
Cost
£131
This course will help you become

A Climbing Wall Instructor. This is a great first step to becoming a Climbing Wall Development Instructor or a Rock Climbing Instructor.

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