Climbing & Abseiling

  • Abseil Supervisor Award (ASA)

    Abseil Supervisor

    The Abseil Supervisor Award provides training and assessment for those who are in a position of responsibility while supervising abseiling
  • Mountaineering Instructor Award (MIA)

    Mountain Instructor Award

    The Mountaineering Instructors Award provides comprehensive assessment for individuals working as instructors in a voluntary capacity, privately or at mountaineering centers. It integrates training and assessment in a variety of testing conditions in mountainous country.
    The program provides assessment in the skills required to teach and assess, general mountaineering, mountain hiking, mountain leadership and rock climbing and to conduct all courses and assessments of the MDT.
    Some instructors will not teach certain aspects and can therefore omit the KLOOFING aspect, in which case the award will be endorsed with NO KLOOFING.
  • Multi-pitch Supervisor (MPSA)

    Multi Pitch Supervisor Award

    The Multi-pitch Supervisor Course provides training for those who supervise those wishing to learn to lead multi-pitch climbs. The course covers both Sport and Traditional climbing in a single and multi-pitch context. The M.P.S.A is the Feeder Course for the Rock Climbing or Mountaineering Instructor Award.
  • Rock Climbing Instructor (RCI)

    Mountain Leader Award

    The Instructor Awards provide comprehensive assessment for individuals working as instructors privately or at mountaineering centers. The awards are primarily concerned with candidates’ ability to run MDT courses and assessments in line with the organisation’s requirements.
  • Single Pitch Supervisor (SPSA)

    Single Pitch Supervisor Award

    The Single Pitch Supervisor Award provides training and assessment for those who supervise single pitch traditional and sport rock climbing.
  • Wall Climbing Supervisor (WCSA)

    Wall Supervisor Award

    The Wall Climbing Supervisor Award provides training and assessment for those who supervise indoor gym climbing as well as bolted top- rope and leading on artificial walls and easily accessible natural crags.