Climbing For All Training

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Posted on 11 November 2014 at 10:57
Hi All,

Please see below for details of the upcoming ‘Climbing for All’ course organised by Outdoor Recreation NI:

Climbing For ALL offers a superb opportunity for individuals to learn about the skills and techniques needed to carry out climbing activities with a range of people with various disabilities. This course explores processes, techniques and equipment to help people with disabilities engage in climbing-related activities. Some theory around working with people with disabilities is also covered however Climbing For ALL focuses mainly on the practical aspects of climbing. Topics covered throughout the day include: hoisting systems, side-supported climbing, and wheelchair abseiling.

Course Details
Date – Friday 5th December 2014
Time – 9.00am – 4.00pm
Venue – Tollymore National Outdoor Centre
Price - £45 per person

Who Should Attend?
- Outdoor Providers
This course is Mountain Training accredited CPD module for people with climbing-related NGB awards. It is aimed primarily at outdoor instructors who work with, or intend to work with, people with disabilities in a climbing environment.

*A note to holders of CWA or SPA awards: While this is an accredited CPD module, it does not qualify you to deliver these types of activities on your own, without first obtaining site-specific approval from a Technical Advisor.

- Other people with an interest in the field
Climbing experience and qualifications are not a pre-requisite to attending this course. People without qualifications or experience are welcome to attend in order to make themselves aware of what activities might suit people they work with. For example, staff from schools for children with disabilities, youth workers, etc.

Places are limited on this course so if you would like to be involved in this exclusive training day please ensure that you book your place now to avoid disappointment. For more information please see here http://www.outdoorrecreationni.com/training/climbing-for-all/ or download the booking form from the link below. Alternatively you can also speak to a member of the Outdoor Recreation NI team by emailing Richard Gawith at richard@outdoorrecreationni.com or calling 028 903 03930.
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