Rock Climbing Instructor >> Rock Climbing Instructor Training


The Rock Climbing Instructor is the new Mountain Training qualification that replaces the Single Pitch Award from 1st April 2018.

The Rock Climbing Instructor Training course is a three-day course based in the Peak District which looks at all aspects of the syllabus.


Prior to attending this course candidates must:

  • Be at least eighteen years of age
  • Have at least twelve months of rock climbing experience. This should include at least fifteen lead climbs on traditionally protected routes, fifteen lead climbs at climbing walls, five lead climbs bolt-protected sport climbing.
  • Have registered for either the Rock Climbing Instructor or Single Pitch Award with Mountain Training. In order to register for a scheme with Mountain Training you must be a current member of a UK mountaineering council e.g. British Mountaineering Council (BMC). Note: it is not necessary to have registered with Mountain Training to book a place on the course. Registration can take place between booking and the start of the course.


Accommodation is not provided on this course. Please bring a packed lunch on each day.




2020 dates: 28 Feb-1 Mar (fully booked), 17-19 Apr (fully booked), 5-7 June (3 places available), 5-7 Aug, 21-23 Aug, 11-13 Sept, 23-25 Oct 2020