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To identify, gain and enhance the skills necessary to be a competent role model for beginner groups. To be able to provide leadership with beginner groups using challenge ropes courses for learning

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Demonstrate a range of energy efficient climbing techniques when climbing to enable effective visual images to be created from which beginners can learn.

Assess conditions and apply strategies to ensure a positive learning experience and the safety of one self and others.

Demonstrate rescue skills for rock climbing and challenge ropes course use.

Determine and operate within acceptable codes of cultural and environmental practice including issues of access, other users, physical impacts and waste disposal.

Demonstrate the motivation, self-discipline, and organisational ability and safety conscious attitude required to gain independent experience and learning.

Utilise a challenge ropes course to enhance the learning of others; being familiar with planning, facilitation, progressive sequencing and review.

Demonstrate cultural and environmental interpretation of sites visited.