BRINGING PROFESSIONALISM TO

INDOOR CLIMBING

CWI CERTIFICATION

CWI CERTIFICATION

The purpose of this certification program is to establish a voluntary certification for climbing instructors and a uniform set of performance standards that can be easily adopted throughout North America. It is the ideal course for anyone interested in becoming a Climbing Wall Association (CWA) certified Climbing Wall Instructor or working directly with patrons at an indoor climbing wall or facility.

 

The curriculum includes professionalism, equipment inspections, risk management (as it relates to climbing activities), patron orientations and developing effective teaching skills.

PRICE:

$275 +tax for Grotto Members

$300 +tax for non Grotto Members

INCLUDES:

Participants that pass the course will receive a CWI Certificate issued by the CWA.

TIME:

8 hours

COURSE REQUIREMENTS

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Must be 16+ years of age

Must demonstrate basic climbing movement skills on top rope (at the 5.8 level)

Must have appropriate equipment in good condition

Must demonstrate proper care, use, and inspection of personal protective equipment

Must demonstrate proficient belay technique