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Incident Management for Indoor Climbing Walls

MLTE prerequisite for CWA assessment and the First Aid syllabus

It is important to understand the fact that Indoor Climbing is potentially dangerous. For any participant or group leader, first aid is an essential skill and the CWA assessment requires a current first aid qualification. The minimum requirement is that such a course must involve at least eight hours of instruction, include an element of assessment and cover basic life support and emergency aid.

Course content

• Safe best practice: Current guidance

• A systematic approach to incident management within climbing wall venues

• Unconsciousness, causes and treatment

• Resuscitation procedures including choking

• External bleeding and shock

• Management of minor soft tissue injury

• Management of major trauma / suspected spinal damage

Course cost

£70.00 per person for 8 hour module

Next course dates:


2017 Course Dates

SPA training

8th & 9th July

CWA refresher course /

preparing for assessment

14th July

CWA assessment

22nd July

CWA refresher course /

preparing for assessment

1st September

CWA training

7th, 14th and 21st September

(Evenings 6 - 10pm)

CWA assessment

9th September

Introduction to lead climbing

15th September

CWA refresher course /

preparing for assessment.

18th November

CWA assessment

25th November

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