About the Mountain Training Association
The Mountain Training Association (MTA) is a membership organisation for climbing, walking and mountain leaders in the UK and Ireland.
Membership provides development opportunities and support as part of a UK-wide community of outdoor leaders. As a member of MTA, you will be able to attend accredited Continued Personal Development (CPD) training events, social and networking occasions in regional locations. You will also benefit from special deals on freelance instructor liability insurance and trade discounts.
Join the UK's biggest community of outdoor leaders. Whether you have got your assessment coming up or are already working full time in the outdoors industry, MTA membership has something for you.
Trainee MTA Member
Once you have registered for an award, you can join MTA as a Trainee Member and take advantge of these additional benefits:
- Develop your skills with accredited CPD events and workshops
- Record your Continued Personal Development on-line
- Take advantage of on-line Continued Personal Development resources
- Membership discounts with various outdoor manufactures and suppliers
- Access to a Regional Group for informal training and networking events
- Access to the MTA Forum
- Monthly Paramo garment prize draw
- Technical advice via dedicated email address
- Quarterly Joint Association Magazine - The Professional Mountaineer
- Trailzilla: record and map your walks online with free 1:50,000 OS maps
- Monthly e-newsletter with industry updates and news items
Full MTA Member
Once you have passed an award, your status moves to a Full Member and you then get the following additional benefits:
- Enhance your CV with audited Continued Personal Development programme
- Specially-negotiated rates for Civil Liability Insurance
- Listing and profile within the search for an instructor facility
- Use the MTA logo to promote you and your business
- Use of Membership badge
Membership is £32 per year. To join the Mountain Training Association, simply login to the Candidate Management System and purchase from the membership tab.