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The British Mountaineering Council's disability awareness workshop is for those who aspire to or work with disabled climbers.  A mixture of theory and practical covers:

​•Appropriate/Inappropriate Language
•Types of Disabilities
•How do Disabilities Occur
•Models of Disability
•Identifying and Tackling Barriers
•Climbing Environments
•Side Supported Climbing
•Vertical Hoists
•Wheelchair Abseiling

The National Qualification for leading groups in the UK Hills. 

For experienced hill walkers who want to lead groups in areas such as Dartmoor, The Peak District, North York Moors and parts of the Brecon Beacons.  The comprehensive scheme covers training and assessment in the following subjects:

  • Walking and route finding​

  • Navigation

  • Hazards and Emergency Procedures

  • Equipment

  • Responsibilities of the leader

  • Group Management

  • Access, Conservation and Environmental Knowledge

  • Weather

  • Background Knowledge

A National Qualification for leading groups in lowland terrain. 

For those with some walking experience who want to lead groups in non-remote coastal and countryside terrain.  The comprehensive scheme covers training and assessment in the following subjects:

  • Leadership and Group Management

  • Walking Skills

  • Planning a walk

  • Basic mapwork and route finding skills

  • Equipment

  • Hazards and emergency procedures

  • Environmental awareness, access, conservation and land ownership

Professional advice for individuals and organisations

We offer a range of advice, guidance and training services.  for walking and climbing activities including:

  • Staff Training

  • Site specific training and assessment

  • Accessible climbing

  • Leadership and management consultancy

We currently provide services to a range of schools, youth groups,outdoor centres and voluntary organisations.  Contact us to discuss your needs:

MTA and BAIML Accredited workshop for supervising independent groups

We developed this course for a school nearly 10 years ago and it continues to prove valuable and popular.  Exploring the middle ground between direct supervision and complete independence the course covers:

  • Planning and preparation.

  • Personal competence - leaders and participants.

  • Assessing and managing risk.

  • Strategies for remote group management.

  • Managing multiple groups. 

we run several open courses a year and run closed course fro organisations such as the Scouts, schools and DofE(this is not the supervisors course)

For those on the RCI (or SPA) scheme who may be a bit rusty

Single day workshop which can cover any aspects of the scheme syllabus. Attendees must have completed a Rock Climbing Instructor or Single Pitch Award Training course

New to low visibility nav or brushing up for an assessment

Whether you are new to heading out at night or want to sharpen your skills in the approach to an assessment.  We can get you out navigating efficiently and confidently at night.