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Climbing Wall Instructor Assessment


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Mountain Training England provider James Hewson  in conjunction with Mile End Climbing Wall is offering the opportunity to participate in a Climbing Wall Instructor assessment course.

Before you attend a Climbing Wall Instructor assessment, make sure you have done the following:

  • You must be at least 18 years old.
  • You must have attended a Climbing Wall Instructor (or Climbing Wall Award) training course or have been granted exemption from training.
  • You must be familiar with the syllabus.
  • You must have logged a minimum of 30 visits to at least three different climbing walls.
  • You must have led a minimum of 40 climbs on climbing walls.
  • You must be confident at leading routes at Fr 4.
  • You must have assisted in the supervision of at least 15 instructed sessions on at least two different walls including a large public facility in a variety of contexts. At least five of these sessions must have personal reflective comments recorded on DLOG.
  • You must hold a current first aid qualification which involved at least one day and an element of assessment.

The Climbing Wall Instructor assessment is a minimum of 6 hours. 

This is a 1 day assessment for candidates who have successfully completed the Climbing Wall Instructor training course and have logged the necessary consolidation time and experience. 

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Latest Reviews

Great course as always.
20th March 2018

It was great, superb staff and instructor, Great Wall with loads of history. Can't fault you;)
19th June 2017

Great! Made us all feel very comfortable and confident.
21st September 2016

Great course, good to have two assessors in essence.
29th August 2015

Very easy going and helpful approach which helps with concentrating with the task at hand and forgetting about any nerves you might have. No negative comments. Thnaks!
11th March 2015

The course went really well, thanks to the staff and the assessor.
2nd November 2014