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Indoor Climbing Wall Practitioner Certification

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CUI Indoor Climbing Wall Practitioner meets ACCT Certification Standards for Level 2 Site/System Specific Certification

CUI’s certification system is accredited by the Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT). Participants will receive intensive training and practice for the skills required to operate an Indoor Climbing Wall:  work at height; technical operations; risk management; group facilitation skills and adventure sequencing & programming skills. Participants complete a written and practical test and if successful, receive certification.


Course description & pre-requisites

  • Must be 18 years old to receive certification
  • Courses range from 1-3 days
  • Valid for 1-3 years
  • Certified to be a Climbing Wall Instructor for indoor walls only
  • For those who will be instructing on indoor climbing walls only

Technical skills

Belaying with a variety of devices; knots; dynamic belay set-ups and the use of the TRUBLUE Auto Belay.

Rescue skills

Will learn rescue skills specific to climbing walls.

Risk management skills

Will learn operational policies & procedures specific to climbing walls; pre-use & periodic inspection skills; risk management theory; ANSI/ACCT 03-2019 Standards.

Facilitation & Programming skills

Will participate in and learn initiatives specific to climbing walls; teaching techniques for climbing skills; route setting with climbing holds; exposure to program theory & facilitation skills; opportunity to facilitate an initiative experience for other participants.

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