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Rock Climbing Instructor RCI Training

Monday 03rd - Wednesday 05th April 2023

  • 260 British pounds
  • Peak District

Service Description

This qualification is all about taking people climbing and abseiling on single pitch crags and artificial structures. 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. This qualification used to be called the Single Pitch Award which was revised following a review and relaunched under this new name on 2nd April, 2018. The standard Rock Climbing Instructor training lasts for 3 days. We can also deliver a 2 day training course if all participants have already attended a Climbing Wall Instructor training course. The following is required before you attend training: - You must be registered on the scheme. - You must have an up to date logbook (preferably DLOG) with evidence of the following: * 15 led routes which must be graded rock climbs with traditional protection. * 15 led routes at a climbing wall. * 5 led routes which must be outdoor bolt protected sport climbs. The Syllabus Rock Climbing Instructors should be competent in the following key areas, all of which will be covered, to a greater or lesser extent, during your training course. - Technical Competence (including equipment, anchors, belaying, personal skills, abseiling, background knowledge) - Management and Decision Making (including planning, organising, managing other staff, managing participants, knowledge and demonstration of techniques) - Teaching Skills - The Climbing Environment (including access, conservation, etiquette and ethics) Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Rock Climbing Instructor handbook and the onus is on you to be competent in all of them by the time you come to assessment - use the Skills Checklist on the Mountain Training website to help with this. ________________________________________________________________________________ Course Director: Cliff Lowther / Roxcool ________________________________________________________________________________

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