ITC Qualifications

ROCK CLIMBING                                       

Single Pitch Award (SPA) Training or Assessment

HILL WALKING
Summer Mountain Leader (SML) Training or Assessment
SKIING            
PSIA (USA) Level 1 Ski Instructor (BASI 2 equivalent).                                                            PSIA Snow-sports Awards Levels 5 – 9
WHITE WATER RAFTING                        Scottish Rafting Association (SRA) Level 1, 2 or 3 Guide Award. This internationally recognised action packed 6 day course with ongoing training & assessment will get you a guide qualification on after your first week.
MOUNTAIN BIKING                                      British Cycling’s Mountain Bike Leader Award Level 2 training or assessment. The Cairngorms and Central Highlands have the most extensive mountain biking in the UK. With abundance of trail rides of a few hours to a few days duration. you’ll be spoiled for choice! WINTER SKILLS
Learn the skills to walk safely in the Scottish mountains in winter. Ice & Crampon use, route selection, Avalanche awareness & evaluation, Advanced navigation skills etc…
OPEN CANOEING
British Canoe Union (BCU) Star test 2 – 3 & UKCC Level 1 or 2 coach award.                    Your training will be delivered on local lochs and rivers as well as expedition based.           
Foundation Safety & Rescue Training (FSRT)  Skills training course developing your self rescue and group rescue skills in canoes and kayaks.
SKI MOUNTAINEERING                                      Take your newly developed mountain & skiing skills into a new and exciting environment. The Cairngorms are the finest mountains in Scotland for touring having the largest area of land above 3,000 feet in the British Isles. FIRST AID
2 day Outdoor First Aid Award. This practical course is developed to suit the needs of outdoor instructors and is recognised by all outdoor sports NGB’s.
KAYAKING
British Canoe Union- Start test 2 – 3 &         UKCC Paddlesports Level 1 or 2 coach award.    Foundation Safety & Rescue Training (FSRT)
SEA KAYAKING                                        Develop 3 & 4 star Sea kayaking skills. Training days on local lochs, coastal water and an expedition.  
CANYONING / GORGE SCRAMBLING          Industry recognised training in this exciting adrenalin activity. Guides require combined climbing and white water experience and qualifications. DUCKIES                                                              These fun inflatable river craft have become increasingly popular. They offer groups a white water experience without the need for developed paddling skills required for grade 2 or 3 white water.
STAND UP PADDLE BOARDING (SUP)              Skills training in this fun & challenging new sport. Excellent preparation for the BCU qualification currently being developed.