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Part-time Fast Track Instructor Scheme

Part-time Fast Track Instructor Scheme

Part-time fast track instructor scheme that occurs over long weekend to minimise time off.

This course is a part-time non-residential route to becoming a mountain based instructor. If you want to break into the industry and want a helping hand to guide you through the qualification process then this is the course for you. Snowdonia Mountain Guides offer a part-time solution to the fast-track scheme. Where over the course of 6 months we work with you to develop your personal climbing, hillwalking and scambling to a level suitable for attending the NGB award courses (SPA and ML-summer). We will then work with you to provide further training and development to help you attain a level in readiness for you assessments.

Snowdonia Mountain Guides is run by Mark Reeves a highly experienced Mountaineering Instructor who has worked on various NGB award courses. As well as worked extensively throughout the various sectors within the industry. From training and assessing the instructors of the future to using the outdoors for educational purposes. As such Mark has a wealth of knowledge to help guide you through the skills you need to develop to gain the entry level qualifications. Mark also has a MSc in Applied Sports Science with effective coaching and the course includes not both the hard skills of managing group in a mountain environment and the use of effective coaching methods to teach skills like navigation, climbing and other educational outcomes.

How Does the Course Work?

The course starts with an application to attend the course, we need to do this to vet that you are a suitable candidate. We will then work with you as either a group or an individual to get you ready for various NGB award courses. This is achieved by two five day course on hillwalking and climbing that are aimed at bringing you up to a level to register on the various MLT award courses.

We then provide a series of CPD courses, MLT trg & ass courses and extended training amount to a total of 40 days direct contact.


Cost: £7000

Duration: 56 days

Experience: A keen outdoor enthusast who has a strong desire to become an instructor.

Dates for 56 day courses: We currently have no course dates set. Please get in touch to set up course dates to suit your needs.

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