Rock climbing qualification now in the IQS

Hand of a climber holding carabiner

Another qualification related to climbing was included in the IQS. This time, all interested parties will soon be able to apply for certificates proving their knowledge, experience and skills in planning and conducting rock climbing classes.

Planning and conducting rock climbing classes

The holder of the qualification is ready to independently plan, organise and conduct rock climbing classes on multi-rope uninsured routes of up to 80 meters in length below alpine levels and on multi-rope insured routes of up to 180 meters in length below alpine levels. Assists class participants in the teaching/learning process, including by providing guidance and correcting errors. The holder of the qualification, based on the diagnosed needs and capabilities of the participants, using knowledge in the field of teaching methodology and the theory of conducting sports classes, prepares a training plan and an outline of classes. In the course of the implemented activities, he/she improves the level of physical fitness, movement skills of participants and imparts knowledge on how to use the equipment safely. Teaches self-rescue techniques, knot tying and setting up anchor points. The undertaken activities are carried out using knowledge of safety on/in climbing areas. The holder of the qualification freely moves around climbing objects and demonstrates the taught techniques.

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