Ever wondered how our fantastic routes and boulder problems come into existence? Are you looking to equip yourself with a new set of skills that could lead to future work? Or maybe you’ve already done some route setting and are looking to reconcile your existing experience with a professional qualification?
This one day direct entry qualification course will teach you the fundamentals of un-roped route setting on commercial climbing walls and will provide you with a nationally recognised Route Setting Association (RSA) Level 1 qualification.
The course will be hosted by renowned professional route setter, Beacon centre manager and RSA Trainer; Alex Mason, with the course syllabus including: route setting good practice, understanding the creative process, setting for children, hold attachment, ladder use, WAH (work at height) regulations, equipment/tools, setting productivity, forcing moves and grading. The course is also approved for 1 MTA or AMI CPD point.
If you want to take part, you should be a keen climber/boulderer and have the ability to climb a minimum of Font 6b indoors. The course is mainly practical and will include a good amount of bouldering so bring your climbing kit. All equipment is provided but if you have your own, you are welcome to bring it.