Before you book onto a Climbing Wall Development Instructor assessment, make sure you have done the following:
You must have attended a Climbing Wall Development Instructor (or Climbing Wall Leading Award) training course or have been granted exemption from training.
You must be familiar with the syllabus. (Handbook & Skills Checklist click HERE)
You must have logged a minimum of 100 different lead climbs, at least half of which must be a grade of French 6a or above at 3 different major climbing walls.
You must have assisted or observed at least 5 teaching leading sessions delivered by a suitably qualified person. These 5 sessions must have personal reflective comments recorded on DLOG.
You must hold a current first aid qualification, relevant to your work as a Climbing Wall Development Instructor.
↓ Course summary
This course assesses candidates in the skills required to teach lead climbing skills on indoor or outdoor artificial climbing walls and structures with fixed protection. It builds on the skills gained through either the Climbing Wall Instructor or Rock Climbing Instructor qualifications, one of which must be held in order to access the scheme.
This qualification used to be called Climbing Wall Leading Award which was revised following a review and relaunched under this new name on 2nd April, 2018.
Practical and discursive assessment of candidates knowledge in relation to the award.
17.00 finish and individual reviews and debriefs
↓ What equipment do I need to bring?
Students should bring and use their own harnesses and basic hardware. Tollymore will provide all other ropes and equipment for candidates and mock students.
↓ Useful books and resources
Rock Climbing, Libby Peter MLTUK
As you are probably aware the current advice from the Northern Ireland Executive, Health Promotion Agency NI and Health & Safety Executive NI, as well as our expert group within Sport NI is that we cannot deliver any face to face courses for our customers including use of the Hot Rock Climbing Wall.
We know that you and many others like minded folk are very keen to get back on track with your plans to attend and complete a range of personal skills training and qualifications in a range of disciplines.
Believe us when we say we are equally keen to get outside with you and help you reach your goals and complete that journey.
How do we know? Because every day we get emails and phone calls asking when will courses resume and with every NI Executive mention of easing of restrictions the emails and phone calls are more frequent……