AMGA Climbing Wall Instructor Certification Course
CWI Certification Courses
The AMGA, has developed a program to train and evaluate indoor climbing wall instructors. Upon successful completion of the course the participants will receive a certification as a certified Climbing Wall Instructor. The course will be a minimum of twenty hours of instruction, skills demonstration, and evaluation.
The course will address the technical skills necessary to manage an instructional program at an indoor / artificial climbing wall facility, and will address the following general topic areas:
Instructor roles, responsibilities and professionalism
Client orientation and instruction
Teaching basic climbing skills including movement
Teaching lead climbing skills
Teaching top-rope and lead belaying techniques
Equipment and facility use
Rescue and emergency procedures
The course is available for lead and non lead instructors.
This is a recognized entry-level program for the AMGA