Centre Handbook

Centre Handbook (the "What you need to deliver..."): contact us for details.
NICAS Climbing and NICAS Bouldering Coaching Handbooks ("How to deliver") can be found behind the Centre log-in

Reasonable Adjustments Policy

NB: If you represent a NICAS Climbing and NICAS Bouldering centre and would like more information on our new (from February 2021) Reasonable Adjustments and Inclusivity workshop please contact us.

Registration forms for new or returning Centres

Here's the
Please contact us for a copy of our latest forms and for advice on applying.

Change /update forms for existing Centres (e.g. new Course Director)

For all personnel changes, please use our online change forms available here.
We also have a (only required if you are specifically asked by NICAS to provide this)

Coaching Resources and Guidance

UK Coaching - (age guidance for young coaches included) - 2.5mb PDF
Video resources for coaches (external link to UK Coaching)

mapping guidance for NICAS Climbing and NICAS Bouldering

Many more items are available to registered NICAS Climbing and NICAS Bouldering centres, go to our provider area for access on top right corner of this website.

NICAS Climbing and NICAS Bouldering log sheets


A full archive of our recent Mailchimp Newsletters can be found here (external site).
Newsletter 23, February 2019
Newsletter 22, December 2018
Newsletter 21, September 2018
Newsletter 20, June 2018
Newsletter 19, May 2018

(Teamwork link to materials)


from Sophie Mitchell's book
from Sophie Mitchell's book

To order free A3 copies of any of the next three, in colour, please email us.
A3 size, 9MB
A3 size, 9MB
A3 size, 9.1MB

Policies, procedures & Governance

General policies


Internal procedures

(we also hold this in French, contact us for a copy)

If you would like sight of any of our other internal procedures, such as how we will handle a Subject Access Request, please contact us.


Our accounting period runs from 1st April to 31st March each year.

AGM minutes

We share our AGM with the Association of British Climbing Walls Ltd (ABC).

Annual Reports

Chair's Report Oct 2015 - to follow



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