This qualification trains and assesses candidates in the skills required to develop rock climbers on single pitch crags, including teaching lead climbing. It builds on the skills acquired in the Rock Climbing Instructor, which candidates must hold to access the Rock Climbing Development Instructor scheme.
This new award will be delivered in the Peak district around the Eastern Edges of Stanage, Burbage, Millstone and sport venues in the Cheedale and Stoney Middleton area. As such it is seen as an essential qualification for those wishing to develop and coach both experienced and novice lead climbers.
Important. Youy must register for this award with Mountain training and have the minimum requirements in your DLOG as shown below.
Candidate Registration Requirements
Be a qualified Rock Climbing Instructor
Must have delivered a minimum of 20 days as a Rock Climbing Instructor at a variety of venues and with a variety of groups, recorded in DLOG
Have led a minimum of 60 named single pitch routes using leader placed protection in three different climbing areas at VS 4c or above and logged them in DLOG.
Must have led a minimum of 60 sport climbs in three different climbing areas at 6a or above and logged them in DLOG. Up to 50% of this experience can be outside the UK and Ireland.