Professional qualifications

AMI response to the Coronavirus threat The Association’s primary concern in the current unprecedented circumstances is the welfare of AMI members and their clients. In light of updated Government policy, and to do our part to help reduce the spread of Covid-19, AMI have shared the current national health protection advice with our members and the Association is urgently considering other ways in members can be supported. Some of their work may be able to continue where they are able to run activities that adhere to the government advice, specifically regarding travel and social distancing recommendations. AMI members will work to the document below, to ensure the risk of CV-19 transmission is kept as low as possible during their work.

As the current Corona-virus pandemic evolves AMI has worked with the other associations to provide there members with the below statement and guidance to support them with local lockdowns.

The Association of Mountaineering Instructors is the representative body for professionally qualified Mountaineering and Climbing Instructors in the UK and Ireland.About AMI
AMI is committed to promoting good practice in all mountaineering and climbing instruction... By employing an AMI member you will be in the very best of hands. All AMI members adhere to a professional code of practice and undertake continuing professional development training (CPD). Look for the AMI logo as assurance of high quality instruction.

AMI members are highly experienced mountaineers who have undergone rigorous training and assessment to qualify under the Mountain Training UK (MTUK) Mountaineering Instructor scheme.

To find an AMI Mountaineering Instructor please click the link above. In F&Q there is some information on how best to use the search boxes.

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Are you looking for a qualified Instructor or Leader in the UK? Search our list of Association of Mountaineering Instructor members to find the right person for you.


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