Following government advice we are cautiously resuming courses. Each course provider will have their own ways to manage safety according to the circumstances of their course. If booking on a course please discuss any needs and questions directly with the course provider.
Be a qualified ML
Have significant experience in leading walking and camping expeditions. We are looking for something like: have led at least 20 walking and camping expeditions, at least 10 of which are DofE expeditions.
Attend at least one CLA Training Course either as an assistant member of staff or as an observer
If you want to provide assessments you must have proof of attendance on a Mountain Assessor Training Workshop at one of the National Mountain Centres (more)
This is a two-day course and costs just over £200.
If you are in Wales or England search for "Mountain Assessor Training Workshop PYB"
If you are a Mountain-Training course provider then this is waived.
We will consider extremely strong applicants who do not hold an ML. Please send us your CV with details of:
Personal expedition/trekking experience
Leadership of expedition groups
Experience assisting with or delivering CLA or similar
Anything else that strengthens your application
You must provide evidence of all these things — without this evidence it is extremely unlikely that your application will be approved. We meet twice-yearly and will respond after our next meeting.
Attend a CLA Course Provider Workshop (£90)
Annual subscription (£90)
There is a small fee per endorsement sticker (currently £5)
Provider Workshop update every three years (currently £90)
A single CLA Course Provider workshop and annual subscription covers provision of both training and assessments.
Once you've attended a provider workshop you'll be given a Provider Number and code to access the Provider Area.
You can subscribe online from within the Provider Area. Subscription fees cover ongoing administration and quality assurance. Once subscribed, your name will be listed here and you can start delivering courses.
Your subscription will be post-dated to the start of your first course.
Provider Workshops are one-day courses which aim to: