CWI Level 1 - Virtual Course

CWI Level 1 includes bouldering and climbing facility risk management

Monday, May 1, 2023
12:00 AM (MDT)
to Saturday, June 10, 2023 at 1:00 AM (MDT)
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4 Seats Remaining
4 Seats Remaining
Category: Certification

This course will be delivered 100% online.

The CWI Level 1 course offers CWI candidates an introduction to the following:

  • Creating a welcoming client experience
  • Risk management when montioring unroped climbing activities
  • Introductory instructional skills
  • CWI Certification Standards for bouldering activities 
Before enrolling:
Make sure that you meet all of the prerequisites listed on the right.
Check the refund policy at the end of the page.

Steps to earn your Level 1 Certification 

There are no grace periods given for the below assignments.

  • Complete all 3 interactive lessons 
  • Complete an online quiz with a score of at least 80%
  • Attend a virtual meeting with your Provider
  • Upload a video demonstrating your falling technique
  • Upload a video of you delivering a bouldering orientation
  • Refund request 30 in advance of the start date, 95% of total course cost is given.
  • Refund request 14 in advance of the start date, 75% of the total course cost is given.
  • Refund requests within 14 days of the start date, are reviewed and at the discretion of the organization.
Refund requests are directed to
4 Seats Remaining
4 Seats Remaining
  • 16 years of age or older
  • Experience bouldering
  • Ability to climb V0

*If you do not meet the prerequisites, please contact the course provider prior to registration.

Key Dates
  • May 1 course registration opens
  • Online content available May 22
  • Course virtual classroom meetings:
    • June 3, 10 AM Mountain Time
  • June 3 Video uploads due
  • June 4 to June 10 Individual Exit interviews.

For More Information:

Heather Reynolds

Heather Reynolds

Climbing Wall Association

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