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Single Pitch Instructor Program

AMGA SPI Course
$575
AMGA SPI Exam
$375

Get certified as a single pitch instructor

The Single Pitch Instructor (SPI) Program teaches climbing instructors to proficiently facilitate and instruct the sport of rock climbing in a single pitch setting.

The SPI is the only internationally recognized single pitch climbing instructor certification program in the United States. It was developed to fit in the AMGA Rock program.

Benefits:

  • It significantly improves the instructor’s skill sets and integrates into the next level of training, the AMGA Rock Instructor Course.
  • The program is for current, active rock climbers who have a real desire to teach rock climbing to novices in a single pitch setting.
  • The SPI Course is a 27-hour training course that normally runs as three consecutive nine-hour days or day classes with evening sessions.
  • The SPI Assessment is a minimum of 16 hours run over a two-day period.
  • Certification lasts for three years as long as the candidate keeps current AMGA Membership and First Aid Certification.
  • After three years current SPIs can re-take the SPI Assessment to regain the SPI certification.
  • Taking any higher level AMGA Course also recertifies the SPI certification for another three years.

Cancelation Policy: There is a 2 week cancelation policy for the SPI Program. If you cancel within 2 weeks of your program you will not receive a refund. Keep in mind the space on these courses is limited, so you are holding a space that someone else could sign up for. Thank you for understanding.

Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 Schedule:

Dec 11-13 SPI Course, Enchanted Rock, TX

Dec 18-19 SPI Exam, Enchanted Rock, TX

Jan 8-10 SPI Course, Joshua Tree, CA

Jan 15-16 SPI Exam, Joshua Tree, CA

Jan 22-24 SPI Course, Enchanted Rock, TX

Feb 5-7 SPI Course, Joshua Tree, CA

Feb 12-13 SPI Exam, Joshua Tree, CA

Feb 19-20 SPI Exam, Enchanted Rock, TX

Feb 26-28 SPI Course, Enchanted Rock, TX

March 26-28 SPI Course, Enchanted Rock, TX

April 16-18 SPI Course, Enchanted Rock, TX

April 23-24 SPI Exam, Enchanted Rock, TX

May 14-16 SPI Course, Enchanted Rock, TX

May 21-22 SPI Exam, Enchanted Rock, TX

 

 

 

 



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