THE ACIA REPRESENTS CLIMBING INTERESTS THROUGHOUT AUSTRALIA AND OFFERS INSTRUCTION AT CLIFFS IN VICTORIA, NEW SOUTH WALES, WESTERN AUSTRALIA AND QUEENSLAND.

The ACIA is an incorporated association that has been formed to represent the interests of climbing instructors and guides throughout Australia. The aims of the association are to promote professional standards of rock climbing instruction as well as to assist its member guides and instructors with issues such as accreditation, land management and licensing, cliff access and environmental responsibility.

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The ACIA conducts a range of instructor training and assessment courses in Victoria, New South Wales, Western Australia and Queensland. These ACIA courses are the most widely understood and accepted specific training for climbing instructors in Australia.

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Use this link for information about upcoming courses.

Use this link for a course application form.

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COVID-19 NOTES:

The ACIA conforms strictly with their COVID Safe Plan in order to conduct courses when restrictions allow. A copy of our COVID Operating Procedures will be made available to all participants prior to the course. The ACIA highly recommends COVID vaccinations to keep both staff and clients safe. To this end we are requiring all participants to be double vaccinated before attending any course. Documents to verify COVID vaccination status will be required to be emailed to the office along with your application form.