Climbing Wall Award (CWA)
Climbing Wall Award (CWA) – The climbing wall award is aimed at climbers in a position of responsibility, who wish to supervise climbing activities on indoor or outdoor climbing walls, artificial boulders and towers. The award is primarily concerned with ensuring good practice, leading to the safe enjoyment of climbing activities and to an understanding of the sport. The syllabus covers the supervision and management of bouldering sessions and roped climbing (excluding the teaching of lead climbing) and the basic movement skills. Minimum requirements for CWA are:
- A genuine interest in climbing and the supervision of groups on climbing walls
- At least 6 months experience using various climbing walls
- Minimum age of 17 when registering
- Individual or club member of a Mountaineering Council
- Registration with ‘Mountain-Training’
For further details refer to the Mountain Training website www.mountain-training.org
What you should know
Name: (CWA) Climbing wall award.
Purpose: Training and assessment courses for those who wish to instruct groups at climbing walls or on artificial towers.
Prerequisites: Check with relevant home nations national governing body.
Venues: Minimum of 2 different climbing walls will be visited.