National governing body courses




A wide range of NGB courses and achievement awards are available to book onto with the correct pre-requisites. We use professional, highly experienced guides and trainers so that you achieve industry recognised qualifications in the most beautiful and wild region of Scotland…. if not the world!

Contact us to find out more about:

Mountain Training Awards - Mountain Leader (Summer); Single Pitch Award & Climbing Wall Award

British Cycling UK Mountain Bike Leader Award (Level 2)

BCU Moderate Water Training & Assessment Awards – Open, Sea, White Water

BCU Star Awards 2 star to 4 star

BCU Foundation Safety & Rescue

BCU White Water Safety & Rescue

And many more courses are available throughout the year such as VHF radio operators, first aid and RYA Yacht Cruising (level 1 & 2).

Courses are paid for in different ways. As a WHC student you can allocate some ‘practical time Credits’ towards them which the College pays for or pay for them direct at a discounted rate. For some of the courses a Skills Development Scotland Individual Learning Account (ILA) can be applied for. Apply online here or telephone 0800 917 8000. Please apply as soon as possible to ensure your application is processed in time for the start of your course.

To book a place or find out further information please call the college on 01397 874000 and talk with the Practical Activities Co-ordinator or the Practical Technician.