NZOIA Climbing Wall Award
The NZ Outdoor Instructors Assn has
recently launched a new Climbing Wall Award. This award is
designed for people who are taking groups top rope or lead climbing on
artificial climbing walls where fixed anchors are easily accessed or
accessed by leading. This is a one day assessment and is being
held on an as needed basis.
Skills and knowledge required include
experience pre-requisites of instructing and personal climbing, a
knowledge of equipment, efficient and safe wall use, belaying, rope
handling, rescues and instructional skills. There is also a
section on lead climbing skills.
Information on the organisation, the
award or syllabus can be found on the NZOIA website www.nzoia.org.nz,
or by contacting the assessment co-ordinator
Assessments can be organised for groups of 6 - 8 instructors on
demand and cost $190 per person.
NZOIA, PO Box 11-090, Manners Street,
Wellington 6034. Phone 04 385 6048.