NZMGA Climbing Guide Pathway
Logged Experience - Climbing
The NZMGA needs to see a solid base of personal mountaineering skills, knowledge and experience from guide candidates. To apply for a place on the...Read More
Pre-Hospital Emergency Care Certificate (PHEC)
This advanced outdoor first aid qualification is recognised by New Zealand outdoor education and adventure tourism providers. During the 5-day...Read More
Avalanche Risk Management - Stage 1
This certificate is available via external providers. It is an introductory professional course for people involved in the safety of alpine...Read More
Climbing Guide Pathway Application
To be allocated a place on the Climbing Guide Pathway, you must have met the following criteria:
Have completed the Logged Experience - Climbing...
Entry into Training Phase
Snow and Ice Guide Training Course
This guides' training course is to take solid amateur mountaineering skills and knowledge and teach the candidate how to change/modify techniques...Read More
Technical Rock Exam
A Pass in this Examination is a Pre-requisite to the Rock Guiding Training Course. It is a Pass/Fail examination.
This is an assessment of technical...
Rock Guide Training Course
This guides training course is to take solid amateur rock crag and alpine rock skills and knowledge as a basis to teach candidates how to...Read More
Level 1 Climbing Assessment Course
This course combines teaching and assessment. It assesses your potential to be a Climbing Guide.
A Climbing Guides Course may include participants...
Assistant Guide Status
Climbing Guide Apprenticeship
To be allocated a place on a Climbing Guides Level 2 Course, you must have met the following criteria:
Have Assistant Climbing Guide status.
Avalanche Risk Management - Stage 2
This certificate is available via external providers. It is incorporated in the Diploma in Avalanche Studies at Otago Polytechnic.
Level 2 Climbing Assessment Course
Participants may be assessed on any topic of the Climbing Guide syllabus at any stage of the course and will be required to teach and supervise...Read More