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Upcoming events

Climbing Tower - Gillingham
25th April 2020 10:00 - 16:00

Bag Jump Booking - Adamswell
26th April 2020

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26th April 2020

Climbing Tower - Cambria Sea Scouts
9th - 10th May 2020

Climbing Tower - Cub Beaver Adventure Days
16th - 17th May 2020

Jump Bag: Avon Jamboree
22nd - 25th May 2020

30th - 31st May 2020

Bag Jump: LGF
6th June 2020

Climbing Tower - Hilden Grange School
20th June 2020 14:00 - 20:00

Bag Jump: LGF
23rd - 29th June 2020

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 AsssistantN/AN/AN/AAward not yet launched.
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 InstructorN/AN/AN/AAward not yet launched.
Mountaineering Instructor AwardMIAN/AN/AInstructing mountaineering, including all aspects of summer rock climbing, including the coaching of lead climbing, and scrambling.
Mountaineering Instructor CertificateMICN/AN/AInstructing mountaineering and climbing skills in the winter.


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