Virtual CWI Provider Renewal Certification Course

Monday, July 18, 2022
to Friday, July 29, 2022
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Category: Certification
This course will be delivered 100% online and will require you to review instruction material online, take a virtual exam, join two online discussion groups with the other course participants, and take an exit interview. You can register for either a top rope or a combination top rope and lead endorsement.

Make sure that you meet all of the prerequisites listed below before enrolling. Failure to meet any of the prerequisites will prevent you from receiving certification. After enrolling in this course you will be given access to the CWI student manual, CWI Policy documents, and the online course webpage.

You can add an optional lead endorsement to your certification to recieve the highest level of CWI certification. If you select the optional lead endorsement you will only need to provide a video of you lead climbing and belaying.

The course will open on July 18th and close on July 31st. After the course is closed you will schedule a 15-minute exit interview prior to receiving your certification the following week. Certificates will be provided as PDFs by email following successful completion of the course.

Key Dates

*There are no grace periods given for the below due dates

  1. July 18, 2022: Application materials uploaded
  2. July 18, 2022:Course Orientation

    10:00 a.m. -- 10:15 a.m. | Zoom Link Provided

  3. July 18, 2022: Self Directed Learning Due

    Online learning must be completed by end of the day. There is a written review you must complete.

  4. July 19 & 21, 2022: Mandatory Group Discussion

    10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. MT | All virtual

  5. Week of July 25, 2022: Exit Interview

    All virtual


  • The candidate will be at least 18 years of age by the conclusion of the course. (Note: persons less than 18 years of age may audit the course and will not receive certification but will receive a letter of completion.)
  • The candidate can demonstrate basic climbing movement skills. The candidate can climb 5.8 top rope demonstrating calm, confidence, and good position without falls.
  • The candidate can climb 5.7 lead demonstrating calm, confidence, and good position without z-clips, back clips, or falls (optional: for lead endorsement only).
  • The candidate has or is provided with appropriate equipment in good condition.
  • The candidate can demonstrate proper care, use, and inspection of climbing equipment.
  • The candidate can demonstrate proficient belay technique with both an active and passive belay device.



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First Online Discussion Date and Time: July 19, 2022 | 10:00 am MT

Second Online Discussion Date and Time: July 21, 2022 | 10:00 am MT

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Garnet Moore

Garnet Moore

Director of Standards and Regulatory Affairs, Climbing Wall Association

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