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RCDI training

1st - 4th Sept 2024

  • Starts 1 Sept
  • 400 British pounds
  • Lake District

Available spots


Course or workshop description

My RCDI courses aim to give candidates as much quality learning as possible in a fun, supportive group environment, with individualised feedback and course input from both Esther and Stu Carter. We use a mix of crags in the north and south lakes, and on the outskirts of the park...locations will depend on the weather and where participants are travelling from. We will meet at 9am on the first morning of the course, please click on the course info and sample programme PDF on my RCDI webpage for more details, and check out the RCDI handbook via the Mountain Training website. There will be lots of open discussions in a supportive environment, and we always aim to be welcoming and supportive to everyone that attends, that includes all genders, those from LGBTQ+ communities, under-represented backgrounds in the outdoors, and neurodiverse people. Please let me know when booking if you have any additional needs, or would like to discuss anything before the course. You'll be taken through the key elements of becoming a safe and highly skilled Rock Climbing Development Instructor, and have lots of opportunity to practise throughout the course. We'll spend lots of time looking at teaching and developing others as well as being a safe instructor on sport and trad crags, and you'll leave with a clear action plan and feedback moving forward. Car shares can arranged, and please let us know if you are arriving by public transport. Before booking this course you must: - have registered for the RCDI scheme with Mountain Training Before attending the course you must: - be a qualified Rock Climbing Instructor. - have delivered a minimum of 20 days as a Rock Climbing Instructor at a variety of venues and with a variety of groups, recorded in DLOG. - have led a minimum of 60 named single pitch routes using leader placed protection in three different climbing areas at VS 4c or above and logged them in DLOG. You may include full multi-pitch routes using leader placed protection (up to 50% of the requirement). - have led a minimum of 60 sport climbs in three different climbing areas at 6a or ab Once you have booked, I'll email you a PDF with pre-course info 3-4 weeks before the course. If you have any questions, additional needs, or have any particular worries about these courses, then please get in touch! ***make sure you join our Facebook group 'RCDI - aspirants and trainees', where you can connect with others, ask questions and hear about upcoming workshops.


Upcoming Sessions


Cancellation Policy

To cancel your booking, please refer to my Terms and Conditions page to see dates for refunds. If possible, I will always try to support you rescheduling on to another course, but will only be able to refund last minute cancellations if someone else is able to take your place.


Contact Details

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