Up-skill with Training Essentials, the skills-training programme for BMC members.
The courses, put together by the BMC and the AMI (Association of Mountaineering Instructors), provide you with the opportunity to develop skills in scrambling, climbing and navigation, to gain confidence and independence whether scaling a mountain or hitting the crags.
With a variety of courses, venues, dates and high-quality, BMC approved instructors, Training Essentials brings courses closer to members at an accessible cost of between £50 and £60 per day.
Ratios are kept low on these courses so that they can be tailored to the abilities and aspirations of the participants, taking in to account conditions on the day of the course.
Please note that some of these courses have a minimum experience/skill level requirement. This is to ensure that all participants can get a great experience whilst staying safe.
There are 8 one-day courses running on weekends throughout the year.
For any further enquiries about this programme please contact email@example.com
There are many other courses available to club members, see the full selection here.
Courses for indoor climbers making their first moves onto rock
Who are they for?
These courses are ideal for novice climbing club members, students, parents and individuals who may have had the odd taster of climbing outdoors and wish to gain key safety skills at an excellent price. They may also be a good precursor for people contemplating the Single Pitch Award training. You should already know how to put on a harness and belay. These courses are for people aged 18 or older.
What do the courses cover?
A variety of topics will be covered during the day as well as offering a fun taster to outdoor climbing. Topics may include:
Types of trad climbing equipment
Placing good protection
Building good belays
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