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National Governing Body (NGB) Awards

If you're involved with climbing in any way shape or form, then it is likely you would have heard of National Governing Body (NGB) Awards, but you may not know what they actually are.

These are awards achieved through the national governing body for climbing and mountaineering, Mountain Training.

Climbing Qualifications/Awards

Qualification/Award NameAbbreviationPrevious NamePrevious AbbreviationRemit
Indoor Climbing AsssistantICAN/AN/AAssist qualified climbing instructors with climbing sessions on artificial structures.
Climbing Wall InstructorCWIClimbing Wall AwardCWA

Supervising climbers on purpose built artificial climbing walls and boulders, excluding abseil.

Climbing Wall Instructor (Abseil)CWIAClimbing Wall Award (Abseil)CWAASupervising climbers on purpose built artificial climbing walls and boulders, including abseil.
Climbing Wall Development InstructorCWDIClimbing Wall Leading AwardCWLATeaching lead climbing skills on indoor or outdoor artificial climbing walls and structures with fixed protection.
Rock Climbing InstructorRCISingle Pitch AwardSPASupervising safe climbing and abseiling sessions on single pitch crags and artificial structures.
Rock Climbing Development InstructorRCDIN/AN/ADeveloping climbers on single pitch crags, including teaching lead climbing.
Mountaineering & Climbing InstructorMCIMountaineering Instructor AwardMIAInstructing mountaineering, including all aspects of summer rock climbing, including the coaching of lead climbing, and scrambling.

Winter Mountaineering & Climbing Instructor

WMCIMountaineering Instructor CertificateMICInstructing mountaineering and climbing skills in the winter.

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