Tech Advice & Training

Young’s Adventure Solutions have over 20 years of experience of climbing instructor training all across Europe. They are one of the few climbing instructor training centres that holds the Mountain Instructor Award and the European Ropes Course Association Train the Trainer Award (for Traditional and Adventure Parks), so you can rest assured that your staff will be trained to the highest standards.
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Climbing instructor training

Whether it is training staff on a climbing wall, high-ropes course or zip-wire, we can help create a bespoke training and assessment programme for your centre and staff within the remit of the Work at Height Regulations. We can also ensure that your own training policies, risks assessments and procedures to support the training are compliant with the standards required.
With Eddy’s experience, he can give technical advice on structures such as Bouldering and Climbing Walls, High Rope Courses, local cliffs and mountain activities.
We also have close links with Vertex Instructor Training who can run ERCA Instructor Awards with Young’s Adventure Solutions director Eddy Young as your Trainer.

Please contact us if you are considering taking an ERCA qualification.

Costs / Training hours for site specific qualifications only.

Training and assessment hours will depend on experience of staff. The times quoted are the minimum required, and depend on the type of your structure and how many elements you have.
High Ropes Course 1- 8 people: training (not zip wire): min 28 hrs training and 8 hrs assessment (not zip wire)
Climbing Wall 1- 8 people: min 16hrs training and 8 hrs assessment
Abseil Tower 1- 8 people: min 16hrs training and 8 hrs assessment
Hoist Training 1- 8 people: for climbing with people with disabilities. (8hrs)
PPE Inspection 1- 8 people: training only. (8 hrs)
Cost per day (8hrs) for training and assessments: This may vary depending on location so please email or call to discuss your requirements.

Technical Advice

With Eddy’s experience he can give technical advice on structures such as Climbing Walls, High Rope Courses, local cliffs and mountain activities.
Cost on application, with first contact meeting free.

General topics such as these can be covered:
EAPs
PPE inspection
Visual inspection
Knots
Coaching skills
Element set ups
Risk assessments
Element Belay Practise
EN15567- part 1 & part 2
WAH regs
Inspections
Assessing
Rescues