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CWI Provider Training at Vertical Adventures
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This training will provide an overview for the CWA Climbing Wall Instructor Certification Program for prospective instructor pool members. As the program evolves, this training will also serve as continuing education option for instructor pool members. This training will review the program policy manual, the CWA Industry Practices, the student manual and curricula and general course flow. Provider candidates must be familiar with the primary program documents prior to attending the training.

4/6/2020 to 4/7/2020
When: 04/06/2020
8:00 am
Where: Vertical Adventures
6513 Kingsmill Ct.
Columbus, Ohio  43229
United States
Contact: Heather Reynolds


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Training Description

 

This training will provide an overview for the CWA Climbing Wall Instructor Certification Program for prospective instructor pool members. As the program evolves, this training will also serve as continuing education option for instructor pool members. This training will review the program policy manual, the CWA Industry Practices, the student manual and curricula and general course flow. Provider candidates must be familiar with the primary program documents prior to attending the training. A portion of the training will be spent evaluating the provider candidate’s skills, in scenarios to develop provider skills in consistent nationwide delivery of course content, fair student evaluation, providing effective student feedback, risk management, and in discussing the consensus pass/fail standards.

 

In addition to registering you must meet all pre-requisites and fill out the CWI Provider Application and be approved.

 

Prerequisites to joining Provider Pool:

 

1. Current membership in the CWA (self or employer).

2. 21 years of age.

3. Current first aid and CPR (American Red Cross Basic - 5.5 to 6.5 hours, or equivalent).

4. A resume or curriculum vitae showing a minimum of 200 hours of work experience as a climbing instructor, showing expertise in indoor climbing settings.

5. Climbing ability: 5.9 top rope and 5.8 lead on artificial structures.

6. Current CWA Certified Climbing Wall Instructor.*

7. Two non-related professional references, including contact information and phone number.

8. A signed agreement and attestation on file.

9. Proof of insurance. *If the candidate is not a current CWA Certified Climbing Wall Instructor, the candidate may complete an alternative qualification procedure documenting that the candidate meets the requirements of becoming a provider but showing a minimum of 400 hours of work experience as a climbing instructor. Exceptional and wide-ranging indoor climbing teaching experience, prior experience as an instructor or guide, or other certification will be considered as evidence of qualification. Completion of a provider training

 

The goals of the provider training course are:

1. To educate provider pool members in the Climbing Wall Instructor certification program and to prepare provider pool members to be effective advocates for the program;

2. To help provider pool members understand the program's policies and procedures;

3. To orient the provider pool members to the CWA Industry Practices.

4. To train provider pool members in the program curricula.

5. To train provider pool members in evaluating and applying course standards, use of the evaluation instrument, and how to assess climbing wall students fairly.

6. To train provider pool members in the use of the course/provider evaluation.

7. To communicate the risk management and safety measures to be employed during the course.

8. To provide a forum for provider pool members to have questions answered and discuss program issues;

9. To train provider pool members to administer and deliver courses within the CWI certification program properly;

10. To ensure that the certification program is delivered with consistency and quality.

 

 

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