Climbing Wall Instructor Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Climbing Wall Instructor Training

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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 in the skills you need to supervise climbers on purpose built artificial climbing walls and boulders. The Abseil Module Training is included in this course, we'll show you how to supervise abseiling on artificial structures.

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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

You'll gain the skills you need to supervise climbers on purpose built artificial climbing walls and boulders.

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)

Abseil Module

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

Experience Required

You must be at least 17 years old (18 at assessment) You should also have at least 6 months of experience of using a variety of climbing walls and have an interest in climbing and supervising groups on climbing walls. You must be a member of a mountaineering council: BMC, Mountaineering Scotland or Mountaineering Ireland

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 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
2 Days
Start Date
31st August, 2019
Spaces left
3
Cost
£218
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2 Days
Start Date
7th December, 2019
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6
Cost
£218
Length
2 Days
Start Date
4th January, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£218
Length
2 Days
Start Date
23rd January, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£218
Length
2 Days
Start Date
29th February, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£218
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