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Climbing Wall Award Assessment

Qualification Level - 1 day

Course Date
Cost
(with accommodation)
The cost for this course includes full board accommodation, course transport and equipment hire.
Cost
(no accommodation)
The cost for this course includes, packed lunch, afternoon tea & cake, course transport and equipment hire.
Number of participants Booking
28/10/2014 £105 £80
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A one day assessment following the training course and a consolidation period. Course content will include:

  • Personal Climbing Skills and Background Knowledge
  • Lead climbing on minimum Fr4 grade
  • Knowledge of safety chain
  • Climbing History and ethics
  • The Climbing wall environment
  • Equipment, anchors and belay techniques
  • Planning, organising and managing sessions
  • Group supervision and management
  • Basic problem solving

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Is It For Me?

  • You must be registered on the CWA scheme (independently of the ML or SPA scheme registration) and possess the relevant CWA log book.
  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • You must also have attended a CWA Training course or have exemption from training.
  • Have gained the relevant further experience (see Climbing Wall Award Handbook).
  • Hold a valid First Aid Certificate.

Course Content

Candidates are requested to plan and deliver to your peers two teaching sessions prior to the assessment around the themes outlined below:

  1. A five minute warm up session involving climbing or non climbing exercises.
  2. A fifteen minute session coaching ‘movement skills’. This can be done by verbal explanations, games (both climbing and non climbing) and climbing, non climbing exercises. The important thing to remember is the session must focus on the principle movement skill being coached E.G. centre of balance, edging with the boot etc.

You will be asked to deliver each session with your peers on the day of assessment.

Home Theory Paper

You should receive your home theory paper with this information sheet. It is a home study paper and should be completed and brought along to your assessment.

What Will I Need?

Glenmore Lodge has a large, and very comprehensive store of up to date clothing and equipment. You are welcome to use your own equipment and pick and choose odd items from the store. Your instructor will want to check that personal equipment is appropriate for the activity. Glenmore Lodge will supply all ropes.

We have a range of most equipment items you can try during the course and there is advice on hand from other students as well as the staff.

GLENMORE LODGE CAN SUPPLY:

  • Harness
  • Helmet
  • Rock Shoes
  • Day & Expedition Sacs
  • All emergency group kit including ropes.

EQUIPMENT YOU NEED TO BRING WHICH WE DO NOT HAVE IN THE STORES.

Listed here are the essentials, this is not an exhaustive list.

  • Informal clothing for leisure wear
  • Warm outdoor wear
  • General trekking trousers are recommended, not jeans though.
  • Spare fleece/insulated jacket
  • Rucksack liner (or sturdy bin liner) / dry bags
  • Vacuum Flask & Water Bottle ***
  • Box or bag for packed lunch.
  • Blister kit/ small first aid kit
  • Personal toiletries & medications (towels are provided)
  • Suncream – you just never know! ***
  • Spare towel
  • An alarm clock

 

Items marked *** are available in our shop subject to availability.

Remember the price is all inclusive

We want our customers to easily know what their course will cost, up front and in the open. Accommodation on the night before and the nights during your course, pick up from the train station (Friday and Sunday evenings only), breakfast, lunch, cake break and dinner are all included. All transportation on the course, centre facilities & any equipment you borrow are also part of the package.

Course Pre-Requisites

Registration on the CWA scheme, be at least 18 years of age, have attended a CWA Training course, gained the relevant log book experience, hold a valid First Aid Certificate.

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