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Mountain Training Ethos Video


Mountain Training on the island of Ireland is governed by the Mountain Training Board Ireland, MTBI, which is the training sub-committee of Mountaineering Ireland. MTBI is a full member of Mountain Training (www.mountain-training.org). 

There are two offerings for the personal proficiency schemes Mountain Skills and Hill & Mountain Skills both available & administered by MTBI.
1. Mountain Skills MTBI entails Mountain Skills Training 1 & Mountain Skills Training 2 followed by consolidation and an optional Mountain Skills Assessment.
2. Hill & Mountain Skills offers Hills Skills course followed by Mountain Skills course and no assessment. Candidates can go on to the MTBI Mountain Skills Assessment from here.

There are two coaching pathways in the UK & Ireland:
1. The Level 1 Climbing Coach is administered by MTBI and available in Ireland.
2. The Foundation Coach, Development Coach & Performance Coach are administered by MTUK and are available in the UK & Ireland.

Schemes and awards in the development phase, will be launched in early 2019 & 2020.

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MTUK&I 2018 Pathways final 

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