Climbing Instructor Courses
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About Mountain Training Courses
To attend any training course you must first register with Mountain Training for the award scheme that you would like to complete. Links to register for each award are included with the descriptions below.
If you have already completed a training course and the consolidation requirements you can send us a course enquiry via your Mountain Training CMS log in, or via the mail address above making sure to include your Mountain Training registration number
See the various climbing instructor courses that we have on offer below:
Climbing Wall Instructor Course
The Climbing Wall Instructor qualification trains and assesses candidates in the skills required to supervise climbers on purpose built artificial climbing walls and boulders. It is ideal for people who work at climbing walls or at venues with permanent or mobile climbing towers.
Please note the Climbing Wall Instructor qualification does not include the skills and techniques required to teach lead climbing. An additional optional Abseil Module is also available below.
Rock Climbing Instructor Course
Whether you're a parent, a volunteer or an outdoor centre instructor, the Rock Climbing Instructor qualification trains and assesses experienced rock climbers to instruct climbing.
Climbing Wall Development Instructor Course
Rock Climbing Development Instructor Course
This new qualification is for experienced Rock Climbing Instructors who wish to develop other climber's skills and abilities, including the teaching of lead climbing.
Climbing Wall Instructor Abseil Module
The Climbing Wall Instructor Abseil module, is an optional module undertaken by those involved in the Climbing Wall Instructor Award scheme. It's aim is to train and assess people responsible for supervising abseiling from climbing walls.