Level 1 Climbing Coach Award


This award is suitable for climbing wall staff, club volunteer and parents of young climbers. This award covers the core elements of efficient climbing movement and the Level 1 Climbing Coach will be able to encourage, enthuse and offer advice to climbers. 

Download the Level 1 Climbing Coach Overview here

Download the Level 1 Climbing Coach Syllabus here

Registering for the Level 1 Climbing Coach Award:

  • To register you must:
    • Be at least 18 years old
    • Be a current member of Mountaineering Ireland
    • Either hold the SPA/RCI or CWA/CWI award and have gained at least one year of coaching climbing experience
    • Or have completed SPA/RCI or CWA/CWI training and can demonstrate two years coaching climbing experience in your log book
    • Lead climb consistently at French 6a
    • Have completed both FUNdamentals 1 & 2
    • Level 1 Climbing Coach Award Assessment cannot be applied for until you have passed either the SPA/RCI or CWA/CWI.

Please contact Mountaineering Ireland for details of current Providers for this award.