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Porthpean NICAS awarding Centre

NICAS Award at Delaware Centre Cornwall

NICAS Indoor Climbing Award

Porthpean Outdoor Education Centre are able to award Level 1, Foundation climber and Level 2, Top rope climber awards, setting you well on your way to being an independent climber at any indoor climbing venue across the UK. Our experienced instructors have been delivering the NICAS syllabus for a number of years and some of our students have gone on to complete the awards highest level.

NICAS indoor climbing award

The National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) is open to everyone aged 7 upwards. The award was created to promote climbing development and accredited individual achievement on artificial climbing structures.

NICAS has been used to support academic and vocational qualifications since 2008. It has been mapped into the GCSE curriculum for Edexcel, OCR and AQA. Many schools and colleges use NICAS to fulfill the physical element of the Duke of Edinburgh syllabus. The NICAS course can be built into residential stays.

Out next course is scheduled for October Half Term - dates to be confirmed.

Level 1 - Foundation Climber

This level is made up of 3 half day sessions (9am-12.15pm) which include 9 hours coaching and an assessment.
Dates: TBC
Price: £60 + registration fee*

Level 2 - Top Rope Climber

This level is made up of 4 half day sessions (9am-12pm) which include 12 hours coaching and an assessment. You must have successfully completed Level 1 before you can complete this level.
Dates: TBC
Price: £80 + registration fee*

*Registration fee is £7.50 and includes a log book and certificate

Contact the Centre for more information or to book your course:
Tel: 01726 72901 | Email: porthpean@cornwall.gov.uk

 

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