Rock Climbing Instructor Training - 2 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

Rock Climbing Instructor Training - 2 Day

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  • Rock Climbing
  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

You're an experienced rock climber who wants to introduce people to climbing. Whether you're a parent, a volunteer or an outdoor centre instructor, this course prepares you to supervise safe climbing and abseiling sessions on single pitch crags and artificial structures. Our friendly, highly qualified instructors will equip you with the technical competence, teaching skills, and management and decision making, skills to become a single pitch instructor. The course runs over two days for those who have completed Climbing Wall Instructor Training, and covers the indoor element of the qualification.

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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 be prepared for your Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment.

Itinerary

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

The Rock Climbing Instructor Syllabus covers


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

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

Teaching Skills

The Climbing Environment (including access, conservation, etiquette and ethics)

You'll find detailed information on each of the above topics in the Rock Climbing Instructor handbook.

Experience Required

You must;

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a member of a mountaineering council: BMC, Mountaineering Scotland or Mountaineering Ireland
  • Have led 15 routes which must be graded rock climbs with traditional protection.
  • Have led 15 routes at a climbing wall.
  • Have led 5 routes which must be outdoor bolt protected sport climbs.
  • You should also; be an experienced indoor and outdoor rock climber have a genuine interest in climbing and the supervision of groups

This is the revised Single Pitch Award.

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 - you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. We can also a arrange station pick up & drop off if you're travelling by train.

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

Start your training

Length
2 Days
Start Date
23rd March, 2019
Spaces left
2
Cost
£243
Length
2 Days
Start Date
18th May, 2019
Spaces left
3
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
22nd June, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
30th September, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£251
Length
2 Days
Start Date
21st March, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£251
This course will help you become

A Rock Climbng Instructor.

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