Calshot Activities Centre

Climbing Instructor Awards

If you are interested in teaching groups on the climbing wall, real rock, or taking groups out on to the moors and mountains of the UK these are the nationally recognised climbing and hill-walking instructor awards.

These awards are produced by the Mountain Leader Training Boards. Candidates must register with the Mountain Leader Training Board before attending a course. Candidates for assessment must have attended the required training course and have fulfilled their log book requirements.


Full details on all these awards and on line registration for them at the Mountain Leader Training website.

NICAS - INDUCTION WORKSHOP - Monday 22 June 2015 Price: £20.00 Time: 1900 - 2200

Climbing Wall

Climbing the cimbing wall

This award qualifies you to supervise others on artificial climbing walls.

The syllabus includes teaching belaying, group management and coaching climbing movement.
Candidates should have experience of leading routes at climbing walls and an interest in group supervision.

Minimum age - 17 years training, 18 years assessment

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Climbing - CWA Training

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Min age: 17
Time: 0900 - 1730

This award qualifies you to supervise others on artificial climbing walls. The syllabus includes teaching belaying, group management and coaching climbing movement. Candidates should have experience of leading routes at climbing walls and an interest in group supervision.
You must ensure that you meet the requirements stipulated by Mountain Training before attending the course.
Accommodation may be available, please phone for details. 02380 892077

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Climbing - CWA Assessment

Min age: 18
Time: 0900 - 1730

This award qualifies you to supervise others on artificial climbing walls. The syllabus includes teaching belaying, group management and coaching climbing movement. Candidates should have experience of leading routes at climbing walls and an interest in group supervision.
You must ensure that you meet the requirements stipulated by Mountain Training before attending the course.
Accommodation may be available, please phone for details. 02380 892077

CWA Abseil Module Training

£50

Contact us on 023 8089 2077 to book

CWA Abseil Module Assessment

£50

Contact us on 023 8089 2077 to book

 

Single Pitch

This qualifies you to supervise others on single pitch crags and climbing walls. Skills covered include rope management, equipment and group management. Candidates should have experience of leading on traditional protection and an interest in group supervision.

Minimum age 18

SPA Training

£165 (non residential. B & B may be available at extra cost)

Starts 1900 first day and ends 1800 last day

Friday 9 October 2015 -

Sunday 11 October 2015

SPA Assessment

£165 (non residential. B & B may be available at extra cost)

Starts 1900 first day and ends 1700 last day

Wednesday 23 September 2015 -

Friday 25 September 2015

 

Climbing Wall Leading Award

This additional award for SPA and CWA holders will qualify you to teach lead climbing on artificial climbing walls. Skills covered include personal climbing, teaching lead belaying and group management. Candidates should hold either the SPA or CWA and be lead climbing at 6a on indoor walls. Minimum age 18 years.
CWLA Training £110 (includes lunch) 0900 -1900
Wednesday 11 November 2015 CWLAT 215
     
CLWA Assessment £95 (includes lunch) 0900 - 1700
Wednesday 9 December 2015 CWLAA 215
 

Hill and Moorland Award

MLT: Hill and Moorland Leader Training

Min age: 18
Duration: 3 days

For leaders of walking groups in summer conditions in non-mountainous hilly terrain, know variously as upland, moor, bog, hill, fell or down. Such areas are often subject to harsh weather conditions, requiring an element of self-sufficiency, and this scheme will help you to develop the necessary skills and experience.

This course is based at Hampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain Centre near Brecon.

This is a fully catered course including accommodation available from the Friday evening prior to the course through to the Friday of departure.

For technical enquiries please contact the Hampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain Centre on 01874 622914 or email: mountaincentre@hants.gov.uk

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MLT: Hill and Moorland Leader Assessment

Min age: 18
Duration: 3 days

Candidates spend three days in small groups with an experienced assessor, looking at all aspects of leading in hill and moorland environments.

For experienced walkers who have completed their log book experience following either Hill and Moorland or WGL training course.

Candidates must have a current appropriate First Aid certification.

This course is based at Hampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain Centre near Brecon.

This is a fully catered course including accommodation available from the Friday evening prior to the course through to the Friday of departure.

For technical enquiries please contact the Hampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain Centre on 01874 622914 or email: mountaincentre@hants.gov.uk

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Mountain Leader Training

MLT: Mountain Leader Training

Min age: 18
Duration: 6 days

The mountains of the UK are remote, technical and exposed to harsh and unpredictable weather. This makes them hazardous places for novice walkers, and the ML is designed to help responsible leaders who wish to operate in mountainous terrain in summer conditions.

The ML course helps to develop your group management skills, your ability to navigate in all conditions and to deal with mountain hazards (including steep ground).

The course includes one night of lightweight high level camping.

This course is based at Hampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain Centre near Brecon. The first half of the course is delivered in the Brecon Beacons, with the expedition taking place in larger rockier mountains of North Wales.

This is a fully catered course including accommodation available from the Friday evening prior to the course through to the Friday of departure.

For technical enquiries please contact the Hampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain Centre on 01874 622914 or email: mountaincentre@hants.gov.uk

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MLT: Mountain Leader Assessment

Min age: 18
Duration: 5 days

This course is based at Hampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain Centre near Brecon. The first half of the course is delivered in the Brecon Beacons, with the expedition taking place in larger rockier mountains of North Wales.

This is a fully catered course including accommodation available from the Friday evening prior to the course through to the Friday of departure.

For technical enquiries please contact the Hampshire & Cass Foundation Mountain Centre on 01874 622914 or email: mountaincentre@hants.gov.uk

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