Winter Mountaineering And Climbing Instructor Assessment Preparation
  • Scotland
  • 2 Days
  • 3 People to 1 instructor

Winter Mountaineering And Climbing Instructor Assessment Preparation

  • Climb
  • Mountaineering
  • Advanced


You completed your Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor training some time ago and want some feedback on your ability, and additional input prior to your assessment. You'll gain a clear understanding of the standard expected at assessment and have the opportunity to raise questions and build confidence to complete the assessment. 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

The aim is for you to leave the course inspired and motivated to progress on to your Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors Assessment. You'll have a clear understanding of your ability in relation to the standard of the award and how to best continue your development towards assessment.


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

What to Exect

We'll tailor the course content carefully to meet your needs and aims. Topics covered frequently include; personal climbing, teaching climbing, short roping, and decision making.

Experience Required

You must have attended Winter Mountaineering and Climbing Instructor Training and be actively progressing towards assessment. You should have recent personal and instructional experience in the winter environment.

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.

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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