Climbing Wall Instructor assessment

Come and do your Climbing Wall Instructor Assessment with us. Our team are really experienced and deliver low stress assessments where you'll enjoy the day and learn lots while your with us.


Plas y Brenin

1 Day

Instructor Ratio1:4

Location

Plas y Brenin

Length

1 Day

Instructor Ratio

1:4

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Overview

A one day Climbing Wall Instructor assessment with the Abseil Module included.  Based at our centre in Capel Curig where we have all facilities on site.

The Objectives  

  • To assess your previous learning on a Climbing Wall Instructor training course and consolidation.
  • To become qualified as a Climbing Wall Instructor.

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What To Expect 

You’ll be assessed against the Mountain Training Syllabus over one day.

Experience Required

Before you attend a Climbing Wall Instructor assessment, make sure you meet the following requirements, they are essential:

  • 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 have physically attended and completed (i.e. not online) a first aid qualification which involved at least one full day or eight hours of instruction and included an element of assessment.

How Should I Prepare?

As well as the prerequisites for this assessment you should have consolidated your action plan developed on your training course.

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Note: Our instructors will assess any safety equipment you bring with you. If they consider it to be below the required standard, you will be asked to use equipment provided free of charge by Plas y Brenin.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.