Climbing / Mountaineering and Walking Qualifications in the UK

by Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Sep/2011
This article has been read 10,432 times
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 Info Web Site
British Mountain Guides BMG UKC Article www.bmg.org.uk
Mountain Instructor Certificate MIC UKC Article www.ami.org.uk
Mountain Instructor Award MIA UKC Article www.ami.org.uk
International Mountain Leader IML UKC Article www.mltuk.org
Winter Mountain Leader Award ML(W) UKC Article www.mltuk.org
Mountain Leader Award ML UKC Article www.mltuk.org
Single Pitch Award SPA UKC Article www.mltuk.org
Walking Group Leader Award WGL UKC Article www.mltuk.org
The Climbing Wall Award CWA UKC Article www.mltuk.org
The Climbing Wall Leading Award CWLA www.mltuk.org

BMG Guide Logo, 22 kb

MLTA Logo Extended 2011, 37 kb

Forums ( Read more )
This article has been read 10,432 times
Return to Articles from 2011 or list other Climbing Skills articles
Share
Share

Staff Picks

Sep 2013

thumb Despite a near death experience on the wall over a decade prior, when James strayed off route climbing onsight on the E7 Masters'... Read more

What's Hot Right Now

3 Oct 2014

thumb "Every so often you meet someone in climbing that makes you take a step back. Someone with a fire in their eye, passion in their... Read more

Top Spot: Climbing Destination

Apr 2011

thumb Alex Wilkinson & Kathryn Cooper takes us through the essential 'need to knows' for a bouldering trip to the world famous Castle... Read more