Bridging the gap between SPA and RCI

27/10/2018 - 27/10/2018

Stanage edge / Burbage North

Non-residential starting from £50.00

About

WORKSHOP CONTENT & LEARNING OUTCOMES

Bridging the gap between SPA and RCI is a one day update and training workshop for people who have completed their Single Pitch Award training and wish to become familiar with the new aspects of the Rock Climbing Instructor syllabus prior to assessment, or for those assessed under the SPA award to update their skills in line with the RCI syllabus. 

This practical our workshop is a great way to update and refresh your skills, revisit particular aspects of the scheme and provide an opportunity to exchange and share good practice under the supervision of an approved course director. 

Meet at the outside edge Cafe in Hathersage at 0930 and then we will go to either Stanage edge or Burbage North for the day.

This outdoor workshop will include the following:

  • Group management and set ups – revision of top and bottom roping systems.
  • Supervising an assistant outdoors - roles and scope of an assistant

Opportunities and liabilities

Briefing and supervision

  • Warm up exercises, relevant for a climbing session
  • Teaching skills and effective communications

Teaching methods  – IDEAS, EDICT etc.

Progressive reviewing and feedback      

  • Clarification of problem solving Creating a learning environment.
  • Bouldering – Group management, spotting, exercises and skills practise.
  • Sports climbing, understanding the differences, grades and lower offs
  • Techniques for lowering off sports climbs
  • Include general refresher of current syllabus skills if time allows.

EQUIPMENT/KIT REQUIRED

Please bring your personal climbing kit with you and wear appropriate clothing for the activity.

CATERING/FOOD

Please bring your own lunch, snacks and drinks for the day.

WORKSHOP PROVIDER CREDENTIALS

All bridging the gap workshops are run by approved Mountain Training course directors of the SPA and now RCI schemes. This particular workshop will be hosted by Dan Mckinlay.

CANCELLATION PROCEDURE

This workshop needs a minimum of 4 bookings to run. Attendees will be notified of cancellations or changes to the workshop 2 weeks before the date of the workshop. Attendees will receive a full refund or will have the option to transfer their booking to another available date.

If you are unable to attend the workshop, if cancellations are received up to 6 weeks before the workshop you will receive a full refund; less than 6 weeks but more than 4 weeks before the course: 50% refund; less than 4 weeks before the course date: no refund will be issued.

Where And When

Start
27/10/2018 09:00
End
27/10/2018 17:00
Total Days
1
Maximum Bookings
7
Bookings
6
Venue
Stanage edge / Burbage North
Town
Hathersage
County
Derbyshire
Postcode
S32 1BB
Country
United Kingdom
Latitude
53.33000
Longitude
-1.65000

CPD Points

CPD Points
1.00

Contact

Name
Mountain Training
Telephone
01690 720126
Email

Booking

  • Discounted association member price

    £50.00
  • Non - association price

    £65.00
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