• Plas y Brenin
  • 2 People to 1 instructor

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

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Itinerary

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

The five day programme will be arranged to take account of weather and other considerations, in such a way as to satisfy the spirit and detail of the Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor Award syllabus.


Generally the course is run on the following lines

Day One: Taking People Climbing

Day One Evening: Theory Paper

Day Two:Problem solving and improvised rescue

Day Two evening: Presentation

Day Three: Mountaineering Day

Day Four: Teaching Climbing

Day Five: Navigation

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.

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.

This is an instruction only assessment, please organise your own accommodation and meals for the duration of the assessment.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
Course Schedule

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