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Supporting those giving back to our sport

What's it all about?

ClimbScotland is launching a new partnership with Mountain Training Scotland to help enable 12 volunteers to develop their skills while supporting youth climbing in Scotland.

Mountaineering Scotland and Mountain Training Scotland will contribute up to £200 towards the training fees of 12 candidates who complete their choice of Mountain Training climbing course - either the Climbing Wall Instructor or the Rock Climbing Instructor.

Who can apply?

This opportunity is available to those who actively volunteer to support youth climbing in one of the following ways:

  • Youth-focused climbing club/group
  • Youth-focused climbing competitions

We ask for a reference to confirm your involvement.

How does it work?

  • Submit the form below to apply for funding support for your climbing training. We will confirm that this is agreed within two weeks.
  • We will notify Mountain Training of successful applications and their membership numbers to allow them to waive registration fees.
  • Find a training course for your chosen climbing award scheme at Register via the Mountain Training system and pay the course fee directly to your provider.
  • Once you have successfully completed the training for your choice of award, you can claim back the training cost, up to a maximum of £200 per candidate. Proof of payment and completion of training will be required.

What training can I do?

Currently, our scheme will provide funding towards:

Check out the video below for an insight into the Climbing Wall Instructor.

Check out the video below for an insight into the Rock Climbing Instructor.

More videos on Mountain Training courses can be found on their YouTube channel.

Apply now

  • Complete and submit the
  • If you have any questions, please get in contact with us at

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