Simon Mee Outdoor Instruction

MIA, IML, CIC.
Telephone Mobile telephone number for Simon Mee 07786698184
Email email for Simon Meerockman.outdoors@virgin.net

The logo of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors of which I am a member.  I hold the Mountaineering Instructor Award, MIA and the Winter Mountain Leader, Winter ML The logo of Mountain Training England provide training & assessment courses for the SPA on behalf of the MTE

Qualifications - SPA


Getting Qualified | Instructor Courses

Climbing Wall Award (CWA)

National Navigation Award Scheme(NNAS)

Single Pitch Award (SPA) refresher courses

Single Pitch Award (SPA) Link



Single Pitch Award (SPA) 1
This isn’t a skills course, but a professional course for those wishing to introduce others to the sport of climbing

The M.L.T.E. minimum course requirements is to "have been climbing for at least 12 months & have lead at least 15 graded climbs" , However the more experience you have the more you will be able to get out of the course.

Prior to attending a training course you will need to:
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  • Be Registered with the SPA scheme

    Prior to attending an assessment course you will need to:
    Single Pitch Award (SPA)2
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  • Be registered with the SPA scheme
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  • Have attended a training course or have been granted exemption from training
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  • Have gained further experience
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  • Be proficient in the use of climbing walls
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  • Competently lead to severe standard – outside – with leader placed (not bolts) protection
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  • Hold a valid first aid certificate

    Before attending any of these courses you will need to be reregistered with Mountain Training and meet the minimum criteria













    Further Information

    For further information regarding the SPA please contact us. Courses require a minimum number of participants to be run due to the constraints of the home nation training board [MLTE] ratios.
    Private courses can be accommodated by arrangement, four participants being required as a minimum.



    Single Pitch Award (SPA) refresher courses

    This is a one day course aiming to guide the course members to the standard of SPA assessment:
    The course will look at this by:
  • A practical overview of the Single Pitch Award syllabus.
  • The day will be tailored to the needs of course members and there will be ample opportunity for questions.
  • The day is suitable for trainees preparing for assessment and also for award holders who feel in need of a refresher.
    From time to time we may advertise dates for these course. If thare are no dates, but you wish to be on one of these course please contact us to arrange a date for you.
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