Climbing / Mountaineering and Walking Qualifications in the UK

by Jack Geldard - Consulting Editor Sep/2011
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AMI Logo, 20 kbMountain guides, climbing instructors and mountain leaders.... what are they?!

If you are looking for a climbing instructor or mountain guide or hillwalking leader, or even if you are looking to become a climbing instructor or mountain guide or hillwalking leader, there is a series of articles on UKClimbing.com and UKHillwalking.com that tell you all about the different qualifications that are available.

There's lots of different qualifications out there and they can be a bit of a minefield.

So below are links to all our articles (with videos) on this subject, starting from an internationally qualified mountain guide who can take you up Mont Blanc and beyond, through to a climbing wall award holder who can instruct you at your local indoor climbing wall.

If you want know all about these qualifications - check out the articles below.

 

Qualification More InfoWeb Site
British Mountain GuidesBMGUKC Articlewww.bmg.org.uk
Mountain Instructor CertificateMICUKC Articlewww.ami.org.uk
Mountain Instructor AwardMIAUKC Articlewww.ami.org.uk
International Mountain LeaderIMLUKC Articlewww.mltuk.org
Winter Mountain Leader AwardML(W)UKC Articlewww.mltuk.org
Mountain Leader AwardMLUKC Articlewww.mltuk.org
Single Pitch AwardSPAUKC Articlewww.mltuk.org
Walking Group Leader AwardWGLUKC Articlewww.mltuk.org
The Climbing Wall AwardCWAUKC Articlewww.mltuk.org
The Climbing Wall Leading AwardCWLA www.mltuk.org

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