Climbing Wall Instructor Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Climbing Wall Instructor Training

  • Climb
  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

This two day course is ideal for you if you work at a climbing wall, or a venue with permanent or mobile climbing towers. You'll be trained in the skills you need to supervise climbers on purpose built artificial climbing walls and boulders. The Abseil Module Training is included in this course, we'll show you how to supervise abseiling on artificial structures.

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The Objectives

You'll gain the skills you need to supervise climbers on purpose built artificial climbing walls and boulders.

You'll cover the skills on the Climbing Wall Instructor syllabus, after which you can go for a period of consolidation before your Climbing Wall Instructor assessment.

Itinerary

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

The syllabus includes


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

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

Teaching and Learning Skills

The Climbing Environment (including access, etiquette and ethics)

Abseil Module

Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Climbing Wall Instructor handbook

Experience Required

You will need to register with Mountain Training before booking onto this course.  To register, you must be at least 17 years old (18 at assessment) You should also have at least 6 months of experience of using a variety of climbing walls and have an interest in climbing and supervising groups on climbing walls. You must be a member of a mountaineering council: BMC, Mountaineering Scotland or Mountaineering Ireland.  Take a look at the Mountain Training syllabus for full information on the qualification.

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. We'll also cover your in-course transport. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified, staff to help develop your understanding and personal skills. What’s more, we have a wide range of specialist equipment that’s available for you to borrow if you don’t have your own.

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

Available Course Dates

Start the booking process by selecting a course date, then adjust your details to suit your requirements.

Course Start Date
Duration
Cost*
Course Start Date
16th November, 2024
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£165.00
Residential:
£277.00
Course Start Date
16th November, 2024
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£165.00
Residential:
£277.00
Course Start Date
9th January, 2025
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£165.00
Residential:
£277.00
Course Start Date
22nd February, 2025
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£165.00
Residential:
£277.00
Course Start Date
30th October, 2025
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£165.00
Residential:
£277.00

*If your course is based at Plas Y Brenin, Capel Curig, residential prices include catering from the morning of your course start date and cover the duration of your course, accommodation starts on the night before your course commences to the morning of the last day of your booking.

This course will help you become

This will give you the training to go and practise and consolidate to then return for a final assessment.

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