NIBAS Level 2
The National Indoor Bouldering Award Scheme (NIBAS) is a nationwide Scheme designed to provide a structured progression for complete novices through to experienced indoor boulderers. The Scheme focuses introducing new and young climbers to the skills associated with climbing on artificial climbing walls without the use of harnesses or ropes. It is open to candidates aged 7 and upwards.
Level 2 - Foundation Boulderer
Aimed at helping the candidate to understand how a bouldering wall works, and basic preparation and control while bouldering, with an introduction to equipment and movement skills.
This is a 10 week course suitable for any young people aged 7+ who have completed Level 1 NIBAS or Level 3 NICAS.
The course runs on Thursdays from 5-6:30pm
How does the course work?
- Course start on Thursday 17th September
- It runs for 10 sessions on the same day and time each week
- There is no session on Thursday 29th October (half term)
- The final session is on Thursday 26th November.
- The young people will learn different elements of the syllabus each week and will be continually assessed as they progress.
- The duration for each session is 1.5 hours
- The cost for a space on the 10 week courses is £100
NIBAS books are required for this course and these are purchased at reception, the log book covering level 1, 2 & 3 of the scheme costs £6
Q. How old do you have to be to do NIBAS Level 2?
A. 7 years old is the minimum age for doing this course at Mile End Climbing Wall
Q. Are there any pre-requisites for doing this course?
A. Yes. Young people should have completed either Level 1 NIBAS or Level 3 NICAS to qualify for this course.
Q. How long does the course run for?
A. There are 10 sessions of 1.5hrs duration and it is expected that young people will attend every session.
Q. What happens if my child misses a session(s)?
A. It is important that your child is present at all the sessions. If any are missed your child may have to attend catch up sessions (at an extra cost) in order to reach the required level for assessment.
Q. How do we know if our child has passed Level 2?
A. There will be continual assessment during the course. Any young people who are not reaching the required level as the course progresses will be informed and a progression plan will be made.
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