Climbing Wall Association’s Climbing Wall Instructor Certification Program was created to help promote consistent and high quality instruction on matters related to climbing and belaying on a man-made climbing wall. This program is designed to assess your skills, provide feedback on those skills, and then make sure your practices are in line with the industry’s standards.
-The candidate will be at least 16 years of age by the conclusion of the course. (Note: persons less than 16 years of age may audit the course and will not receive certification, but will receive a letter of completion.)
-The candidate can demonstrate basic climbing movement skills.
-The candidate can climb 5.8 top rope demonstrating calm, confidence, and good position without falls.
-The candidate can climb 5.7 lead demonstrating calm, confidence, and good position without z-clips, back clips, or falls (optional: for lead endorsement only).
-The candidate has or is provided with appropriate equipment in good condition.
-The candidate can demonstrate proper care, use, and inspection of climbing equipment.
-The candidate can demonstrate proficient belay technique
Time: Approx. 8 hours with a break for lunch
Max of 6 per course, Minimum of 2.
Please allow at least 2 weeks for scheduling
To set up a course, please contact Keith Morton firstname.lastname@example.org