MTC Quality Manual - Leadership Awards

Last updated 2018

Quality Assurance

Mountain Training administers skills training and award schemes for leaders, instructors and coaches working with climbing, hill walking and mountaineering groups. Mountain Training and their award scheme providers educate, offer advice and promote good practice.

Mountain Training manages the quality assurance of their national schemes through individual Mountain Training national training organisations. This manual outlines how Mountain Training England and Mountain Training Cymru work collaboratively with their providers, directors and course staff to achieve this.

Providers must sign (digitally) and adhere to the obligations outlined in the provider agreement.

1. Provider Responsibilities
2. Course Administration (providers)
3. Director Responsibilities
4. Course Administration (directors)
5. Course Staff Requirements
6. Maintaining Approval
7. Professional Conduct
8. Observers
9. Course Delivery
10. Equipment
11. Base Facilities
12. Venues
13. Adverse Weather Conditions
16. Continuing Professional Development
17. Equality
18. Incidents and Near Misses
19. Annual Audit
20. Support for providers, directors, staff and candidates

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