Mountain training Coaching Award Scheme

'The Coaching Award Scheme is designed to develop the coaching skills of those working in indoor climbing walls, sport climbing and bouldering. Whether you’d like to coach the next climbing superstars, or simply create fun and engaging skills-based sessions, the Coaching Award Scheme is a great way to improve your climbing coaching skills. The scheme may also be of great interest and value to volunteer and professional leaders, instructors and guides.'


We are providers of both the Foundation and Development Coach training and assessments courses. Our area is Yorkshire, North East and South East Scotland: Harrogate, Leeds, Sunderland, Durham,  Newcastle and Edinburgh. All of our course dates are listed below as well as on the Mountain Training website where you will also find further details and information on how to apply. If you would like to arrange a private course further afield, or if these dates don't work for you, then please get in touch.

Client Reviews

'Andy has fantastic coaching experiences, lots of knowledge in subject, not just related to climbing. / Thanks for a really enjoyable course Andy; definitely worth the long drive up to Newcastle. / Excellent and eye opening! / Good to have lively discussions with a wide range of people with a wide range of experiences. / Enjoyed the level the course was pitched at. Spot on. Covered the syllabus comprehensively: good discussion/review sessions. Really enjoyed the day. Learnt new stuff.' Five reviews from Foundation Coach Training 19/10/16

Harrogate Climbing Centre

Foundation Coach Training: Dates 08/02/2018 / Cost: £80 / Times: 10.00-17.30

Development Coach Training: Dates 19, 20/02/2018 / Cost: £140 / Times: 10.00-17.00

Foundation Coach Assessment: Dates 09/02/2018 / Cost: £80 / Times: TBC

Development Coach Assessment: Dates 01/03/2018/ Cost: £145/ Times: TBC

Sunderland Wall

Foundation Coach Training: Dates 26/02/2018 / Cost: £80 / Times: 10.00-17.30

Development Coach Training: Dates 27, 28/02/2018 / Cost: £140 / Times: 10.00-17.00

Foundation Coach Assessment: Dates TBC / Cost: £80 / Times: TBC

The Climbing Lab, Leeds

Foundation Coach Training: Dates TBC / Cost: £80 / Times: 10.00-17.30

The Depot, Leeds


The Leeds Wall


Alien Rock, Edinburgh