Nicros has teamed with Vertical Endeavors and The Climbing Wall Association (CWA), a non-profit corporation, to provide the most comprehensive training and certification programs available in the climbing industry today.
CWA Climbing Wall Instructor Certification Program (CWI) The Climbing Wall Association (CWA), a non-profit corporation, sponsors the “Climbing Wall Instructor certification program” (CWI). The purpose of the certification program is to establish a voluntary certification for climbing instructors and a uniform set of performance standards that can be easily adopted throughout North America. It is the ideal course for anyone interested in becoming a CWA Certified Climbing Wall Instructor or working at an indoor climbing wall or facility. Participants that pass the course will receive a CWI Certification card issued by the CWA. Please contact a Nicros sales representative at 800-699-1975 for additional information on course curriculum, prerequisites, and pricing information.
CWA Climbing Wall Manager Training Program (CWMTP) The “Climbing Wall Manager Training Program” is endorsed by the Climbing Wall Association (CWA) as a pilot program and is modeled after Vertical Endeavors’ R.O.P.E.S. Training program that has been administered for over eighteen years. The CWA Industry Practices serves as the source book for the CWMTP. It is the ideal course for anyone interested in becoming a CWA Certified Climbing Wall Instructor or managing an indoor climbing wall or facility. Please contact a Nicros sales representative at 800-699-1975 for additional information on course curriculum, prerequisites, and pricing information.
The CWA The Climbing Wall Association is a non-profit membership association whose mission is to support the development of the climbing wall industry, to promote the sport of climbing, and to advocate for its members. It is currently the only organization of its kind in the United States. The CWA’s network includes over 400 private climbing gyms, college programs, athletic clubs, and recreation facilities; as well as climbing wall and equipment manufacturers, media, and industry supporters. For more information on the CWA please call 720-838-8284 or visit www.climbingwallindustry.org.
Vertical Endeavors Vertical Endeavors is one of the largest indoor rock climbing facilities in the world. In addition to their four full service indoor commercial climbing gyms, Vertical Endeavors offers a full line of indoor and outdoor lessons, youth programs, group events and experiential programs for corporate and non-profit groups. For more information on Vertical Endeavors indoor climbing facilities and programs, please visit www.verticalendeavors.com.