This course is delivered at various sites around Queensland and is delivered over a 3 month period. Each course consists of 2 practical weekends.


These units can be obtained via RPL if you are currently working in an outdoor recreation environment and have access to experienced outdoor leaders with Climbing qualifications who would be willing to vouch for your skills.

Artificial Climbing Guide

Climbing is an excellent tool for outdoor leaders to help student learn teamwork, communication and problem solving skills. This course will provide (or give you a chance to refresh) the skills and knowledge required to guide a group of climbers on an artificial climbing wall. It has been designed to provide opportunities for experienced leaders to move through the course quickly or for beginning leaders to be able to take the time to consolidate their skills before assessment.

As with all of our courses we pay special attention to how this activity can be used educationally by paying specific attention to teaching strategies, active reflection methods and how to help your group members transfer their learning to everyday life.

The course is run over 2 days and covers:

  • basic climbing skills
  • anchor setup
  • rescue methods
  • group management
  • teaching and reflection strategies

Learning Outcomes:

  • SISOCLA201A - Demonstrate top rope climbing skills on artificial surfaces
  • SISOCLA302A - Apply top rope climbing skills on artificial surfaces
  • SISOCLA303A - Establish belays for climbing on artificial surfaces
  • SISOCLA311 - Guide top rope climbing activities on artificial surfaces

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