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Climbing Wall Instructor Abseil Module

The Climbing Wall Instructor Abseil Module, is an optional module for people who are doing the Climbing Wall Instructor scheme. This four hour module is designed to train people in all the technical and safety aspects required for supervising abseiling in climbing walls.

Pre-Requisites and Registration

Mountain Training requires that all students are registered with them prior to commencing the course. Registration and course guidance notes are available from Mountain Training here:


The Syllabus

The areas covered in this course are as follows:

  • Equipment
  • Belaying
  • Abseiling
  • Management of Groups Accessing the Tops of Walls


Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Climbing Wall Award Handbook here: mountain-training.org/climbing/awards/climbing-wall-award [pdf]


A printer friendly version is available here:

mountain-training.org/Content/Uploaded/Downloads/4f8ed509-228f-45ea-84c5-fe75e0114a5b [pdf]



Course - Climbing Wall Instructor Abseil Module
Location - Mile End Climbing Wall
Cost - £80
Full details at:


From March 2020 all courses are currently postponed.  We have started a waiting list so we can get back on track as soon as govt guidelines say we can.  Email us at info@mountainwise.co.uk to be added.

22 July 2020
13 October 2020

23 July 2020
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