CHKMCU Levels I, II, & III Mountain Crafts Certificate Courses

Even though Hong Kong covers such a small area, its land is coated by hills of all sizes; if one looks carefully, one can always find a quiet spot that is hidden away from the crowd, to enjoy the beauty of the Nature. However, while reveling in the excitement of exploring the wilderness, what should you do to ensure that you can get home safely afterwards?(Learn more

CHKMCU Levels I & II Sport Climbing Certification Courses

“Sport climbing” is a form of rock climbing, which requires the fixing of “permanent” anchors on natural/artificial walls, climbing ropes will run through these anchors to belay the climbers – in the upcoming Tokyo Olympics, sport climbing would be one of the events.In Hong Kong, all of the climbing walls available for renting in Government’s sport centres are “sport climbing” facilities. To rent these facilities, one needs to have “a recognised and valid sport climbing training level 2 certificate or above issued by the National Sports Associations“…(Learn more

CHKMCU Level I Rock Climbing Certificate Courses

What is “rock climbing”? Here, rock climbing refers to what is commonly called “traditional climbing”, which is a form of climbing on natural rock cliffs. When she is climbing, the climber will place equipment into places such as gaps between rocks, or around tree trunks, in order to establish “temporary anchors” for belaying herself; as these anchors will be removed after the climb, traditional climbing has less impact on the cliff face, when compared to other forms of climbing.(Learn more

Rope Rigging Techniques

Setting up a good rope system is the most important part of any rope activity. A well-set rope system allows the activities to be carried out safely; in contrast, a badly-set system increases the risks of the corresponding activities. By understanding the principles of setting up a rope system, knowing how to evaluate risks, and practicing these skills, anyone can have the capability to set up a system that enables him/her to safely carry out the desired rope activity.
Since the combinations of rope techniques are limitless, our way of teaching at the HKWTC is through rationalization and the teaching of basic safety principles; as oppose to rigid memorizations. Because of this, in our classes, students can often derive their own unique methods, to safely achieve the same results, which makes our classes much more interesting…(Learn more

HKRU Basic and Advanced Rope Technician Courses

Course Objectives:
– to promote rope techniques under a safe environment,
– to help participants learn the concepts and techniques of different descending methods,
– to allow participants experience the fun of rope activities,
– to strengthen participants’ sense of safety during rope activities,
– to introduce students to the techniques of switching between rope ascent and descent…(Learn more

CHKMCU Rope Access Certification Courses

The CHKMCU has established a teaching plan for “rope access training programs”, the aims of which are to promote rope access activities via systematic training, and to improve students’ techniques and sense of rope safety. The course contents are written with references to the standards set by some international organizations, such as UIAA, and have been tailor-made to fit Hong Kong’s unique environment.
The goal of “Rope Access Training Certificate Plan” is to educate rope technicians about the importance of protecting the environment, and the concept of Leave No Trace during rope activities…(Learn more

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