Rock Climbing Instructor Training - 3 Day
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 3 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

Rock Climbing Instructor Training - 3 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, as it does not cover the indoor element of the qualification. A three-day version is available covering this.

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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.

What to Expect


Typically day one will be spent on personal climbing both on traditional climbs and sport climbs. Day two will be spent looking at working with groups, both climbing and abseiling, at single pitch venues. The third day will be spent looking at personal climbing and working with groups on climbing walls. There will also be some evening sessions on background information.

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.
  • Have completed Climbing Wall Instructor Training.*
  • You should also; be an experienced indoor and outdoor rock climber have a genuine interest in climbing and the supervision of groups

*If you have not done this, you must attend a three day Rock Climbing Instructor training course.

This is the revised Single Pitch award.

Plas y Brenin will cover the whole Mountain Training syllabus. We have access to some of the best single pitch venues in North Wales all within easy drive of our centre.

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

Start your training

Length
3 Days
Start Date
21st January, 2019
Spaces left
3
Cost
£335
Length
3 Days
Start Date
13th April, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£346
Length
3 Days
Start Date
4th May, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£346
Length
3 Days
Start Date
8th June, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£346
Length
3 Days
Start Date
24th August, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£346
Length
3 Days
Start Date
19th October, 2019
Spaces left
4
Cost
£346
Length
3 Days
Start Date
20th January, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£346
Length
3 Days
Start Date
29th February, 2020
Spaces left
4
Cost
£346
This course will help you become

A Rock Climbing Instructor.

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