Mountaineering Instructor Certificate Assessment
  • Scotland
  • 4 Days
  • 2 People to 1 instructor

Mountaineering Instructor Certificate Assessment

  • Climb
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

You'll be assessed on all aspects of climbing and mountaineering, in winter conditions over 4 days. You'll need to demonstrate the skills, judgement and decision making covered in the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate Syllabus to a team of assessors. This course will be delivered from our scenic winter base in Scotland, the Alltshellach hotel in North Ballachulish.

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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

To be successful, you'll demonstrate that you have the skills, judgement and decision making covered in the Mountaineering Instructor Certificate Syllabus.

Itinerary

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

What to Expect


The four 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 Instructor Certificate syllabus. The four days are generally split into the following four areas;

Mountaineering


Emphasis on movement on snow, ice, broken ground, use of rope for security, avalanche evaluation

Personal Climbing


Emphasis on safe competent winter climbing on snow and ice at Grade 3 or above

Winter Instruction


Graded climbing with two mock students for two days. This should include a progression in teaching

Winter Instruction


Graded climbing with two mock students for two days, continued. This should include a progression in teaching.

Experience Required

You must have attended a Mountaineering Instructor Certificate Training course and then gained the following experience as an absolute minimum; 10 days in the mountains managing parties in winter conditions 5 days climbing experience at Grade III or above Candidates who have only the minimum experience are unlikely to benefit fully from either the training or assessment course.

If you are ready, you might just enjoy it…

We want to help you to achieve your goals so if you're staying with us, comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and home-cooked food are part of the deal, you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Your equipment hire, including snow safety equipment is included, as is in-course transport and parking. 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. The address of Plas y Brenin in Scotland is HF Holidays Alltshellach, Onich, Fort William, Inverness-shire PH33 6SA.

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

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