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11.12.18
December 2018 Newsletter
It's our Christmas present to you! Our latest Newsletter has just been published. Read about inductions, new...
05.12.18
The ABC are recruiting
The Trade Association for climbing walls in the UK, the ABC, are recruiting for a Non-Executive Finance Director....
21.11.18
Safeguarding for Managers and Wall Owners
Our colleagues at the ABC are running a Safeguarding workshop for Managers and Wall Owners next week, on Thursday...
02.11.18
November 2018 centres
During November 2018 we were pleased to have the following centres approved for our schemes: Everyone Active Alton...
19.10.18
Recruitment
We are looking for new people to join the Association of British Climbing Walls Training Trust (ABCTT) Board of...
02.10.18
October 2018 centres
In October 2018 we welcomed the following centres who now offer our syllabus for NICAS and / or NIBAS: Glenmore...
12.09.18
Italian Job 25
NICAS team come 4th overall and NICAS individuals finish 2nd and 5th. A great first outing for an ambassador team....
11.09.18
Workshop on The Role of the Technical Advisor
We're delighted to announce two workshops open to everyone, on the Role of the Technical Advisor. Presented by...
03.09.18
Joint MTA AMI Coaching Weekend
MTA and AMI have teamed up for a weekend of “all things coaching” on 10th and 11th November. It...
29.08.18
September 2018 centres
During September 2018 we have been delighted that the following centres have joined us to offer our syllabus for...
03.08.18
August 2018 centres
Whilst the weather has been sweltering, our Screening Committee have been beavering away and we're delighted to...
18.07.18
BMC Youth Coach Training course
Are you aged 14-18, or do you have a child or young person in that age bracket, who would like to attend an...
09.07.18
Be a Mountain Training provider
Mountain Training are keen to recruit more Providers to deliver the new Indoor Climbing Assistant and Rock Skills...
04.07.18
July 2018 centres
During July 2018 the following centres joined us with NICAS or NIBAS - welcome! Blackpool Sixth Form College -...
15.06.18
ABCTT 2018 AGM documents
Our AGM takes please at 4pm on Thursday 5th July 2018 at The Hide in Sheffield, as part of the ABC 2-day...
11.06.18
Mountain Training England Provider applications
Applications for providers of Mountain Training England's existing schemes plus the Indoor Climbing Assistant and...
05.06.18
June 2018 centres
During June 2018 we welcomed the following new centres: Sparsholt College - uplift from NICAS L2 to NICAS L3 Bloc...
28.05.18
Not-GDPR, Dev Coach Training and inductions Newsletter
We issued our latest Newsletter to centres via our new tahdah system on Friday. Fancy a subsidised Development...
24.05.18
Privacy Update
At the ABC Training Trust, we take privacy very seriously. As we are sure you have heard lots about recently,...
23.05.18
Edinburgh induction available
Inductions available in Edinburgh Tuesday 29/05/2018 Short notice: we have two spaces on an all-day ABCTT...
09.05.18
May 2018 centres
In May 2018 we welcomed the following new centre: Eden Rock Edinburgh: NIBAS Level 5 Primary Centre Rock Over -...
02.03.18
April 2018 centres
In April 2018 our Screening Committee was able to approve the following centres, which we welcome to NICAS and...
08.02.18
Induction 2nd March London
We are delivering a one-off induction in London on Friday 2nd March 2018, covering both NICAS and NIBAS levels...
08.02.18
BMC Climbing 4 All Challenge
The BMC is running a fundraising campaign from the 17-23 March 2018 to help 12 UK-based charities that work...
06.02.18
Induction available 5th March - 1 space remaining
We are delivering a one-off induction near Gloucester on Monday 5th March 2018, covering both NICAS and NIBAS...
01.02.18
Could a NICAS graduate represent GB at the 2020 Olympics
Today UK Sport announced that it considers British athletes in Climbing have genuine medal potential for the 2020...
01.02.18
February 2018 centres
In February 2018 we welcomed the following centres to delivery of NICAS and NIBAS: Wigan Youth Zone- uplift from...
26.01.18
Induction available 15th Feb
***Update 07/02/2018: 1 space remaining*** We are delivering a one-off induction in Birmingham on Thursday 15th...
12.01.18
Closure of centre: the Send
We were sorry to hear of the closure of one of our NICAS Awarding Centres, the Send, on Christmas eve. If you were...
08.01.18
Induction available 9th Feb
*** Update 22/01/2018 - FULLY BOOKED *** We are delivering a one-off induction in Swindon on Friday 9th February...
05.01.18
January 2018 centres
During January 2018 we have been delighted to welcome the following centres: Hodgson Academy - NICAS Awarding...
22.12.17
New Coach Induction pack
It's here! Our early Christmas present to our centres, the new Induction pack, has landed in inboxes and on...
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