Looking for recognised training?

Click on any of the links below to find out about further training within climbing and the outdoor industry. From indoor climbing awards to outdoor-based college courses, climbing can be a gateway to an exciting career!

Mountaineering Scotland provides recognised training that will count towards Continual Personal Development points. FUNdamentals coaching courses and Physical Training courses are available through the Mountaineering Scotland website and are run by endorsed coaches.
Glenmore Lodge
The national outdoor training centre. Looking to do a National Govering Body award? Glenmore Lodge provides training in just about every outdoor sport, from the Mountain Leader award to UKCC paddlesport awards.
Mountain Training Scotland
Nationally recognised awards developed by Mountain Training for climbing, walking and mountaineering. These are industry standard awards if you are looking to work in the outdoor industry. The training courses alone offer a fantastic insight into the technical side of the activities.
Nationally recognised climbing awards for all. A well-structured pathway for people new to the sport. Climbing walls across the country are NICAS & NIBAS providers.
Edinbrugh College 1
Interested in a full time course in Adventure Leadership Studies? Edinburgh College is offering the opportunity to study outdoor pursuits on a full time basis. This can be a good way to enter the outdoor industry.

Interested in a career in the outdoors? Perth College UHI offer several courses in outdoor education, activity leadership and coaching from NQ to Degree level which is a great entry point into the industry.
Route Setting Association
Interested in setting routes at climbing walls? The Route Setting Association runs recognised training available for people interested in this line of work.

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