Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment

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  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

This is the two day Mountain Training Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment. You'll need to show that you have all of the skills required to supervise safe climbing and abseiling sessions on single pitch crags and artificial structures in line with the syllabus.

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The Objectives

  • To assess your previous learning on a Rock Climbing Instructor training course and consolidation.
  • To become qualified as a Rock Climbing Instructor.

Itinerary

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

What to Expect


You'll be assessed against the Mountain Training Syllabus over two days.

One evening we will go over the home paper.

Experience Required

You must be at least 18 years old and have completed your action plan from training in your consolidation period. Before you attend a Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment, you must;

  • Have attended a Rock Climbing Instructor (or Single Pitch Award) training course or been granted exemption from training be familiar with the syllabus
  • Be competently leading Severe grade climbs on outdoor crags with leader-placed protection.
  • Have led (and logged) a minimum of 40 graded rock climbs with traditional protection at a variety of venues (of which at least 20 MUST be at Severe grade or above)
  • Be proficient in the use of climbing walls and have a minimum of 30 climbing wall leads graded at F4 or above
  • Be proficient in outdoor bolt protected sport climbing and have a minimum of 10 sport climb leads graded at F4 or above
  • Have assisted in the supervision of 20 instructed sessions post training.
  • These sessions should be at a variety of different venues with 10 being on indoor climbing walls and the other 10 on outdoor crags.
  • A session is a half day or evening. At least five of these sessions must have personal reflective comments recorded on DLOG.
  • You must have physically attended and completed (i.e. not online) a first aid course which involved at least two full days or sixteen hours of instruction and included an element of assessment.

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.

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
9th May, 2024
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00
Course Start Date
20th July, 2024
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00
Course Start Date
10th August, 2024
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00
Course Start Date
21st September, 2024
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00
Course Start Date
8th May, 2025
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00
Course Start Date
31st May, 2025
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00
Course Start Date
19th July, 2025
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00
Course Start Date
9th August, 2025
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00
Course Start Date
20th September, 2025
Duration
2 Days
Cost*
Non-Residential:
£199.00
Residential:
£311.00

*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

A Rock Climbng Instructor.

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