Board: 9 trustees, 2 officers, 1 BMC observer Exec: Chair, Treasurer, 2 officers Officers: Admin and Finance – Anne Garnish Technical Officer – Iain Mckenzie Coaches and Technical Experts: about 15 around the UK Ambassadors: Kenton Cool and Hazel Findlay
Gross income of £83,538.09 Operating loss of £8010.20 for 2012/13 Balance at year end of £81,018.86 Down from £89,029.06 Extra costs: NICAS seminar – PYB GB youth team sponsorship Handbook and logbook rewrite Sport England funding for 2013/14 of £37,500
Centres 218 centres ▪ 36 Primary Centres ▪ 181 Awarding Centres ▪ 12 have/been withdrawn the scheme during the period Candidates Data still coming in: 69 centres have reported over 5500 registrations. This is estimated to represent about 15000 total registrations from all 218 centres
From 2013 – 2017 (4 yrs) total: £143,500 Less the BMC’s admin fee (4.1%) Funding areas Officer time Admin time NIBAS development Coaching support Moderation –QA Quarterly reporting requirement to SE through the BMC
25+ wall visits – inductions/ training by officer NICAS Seminar – PYB, January UIAA affiliation New handbook and logbooks – from review Visually impaired logbooks Resources- Grit Kids film link, coaching cards GCSE – Edexcel PE specification completed GB Youth Team sponsorship link Trial moderations of centres
Needed to get accurate data Should ease admin burden – no annual reports Data protection – no one sees names except centre. You can enter data without names. Database will generate unique candidate code that validates certificates Uploading old data may be done on a bespoke basis. Now live – login through NICAS website
3 year cycle for PCs and 5 year cycle for ACs? Self–audit sent with video to NICAS Full moderation – visit by TE to observe session. Confidentiality agreements with ABCTT Designed to be supportive- not ‘inspections’, but also to advise on delivery and standards of the scheme. Any concerns outside the scheme dealt with separately directly with the centre.
5 level scheme but independent of NICAS Very similar structure and admin to NICAS Centre registration independent of NICAS TA could be Primary Centre CD, existing TA or an independent CWA Specific instructor and centre requirements for each level Trial this autumn and public offering by Feb 2014 (!)
Level Minimum qualifications and training for coaches Desirable qualifications and training 1 Site Specific* or CWA (*approved by Technical Advisor) Fundamentals 1 2 Site Specific* or CWA (*approved by Technical Advisor) Fundamentals 1 3 Site Specific or CWA + in- house training or external course* (eg: Fundas 1) Fundamentals 2/ MT Level 1 coaching processes 4 SPA / CWA + Fundamental 1-2 & in-house training Fundamentals 3 / MT Level 2 coaching processes 5SPA / CWA + Fundamentals 1- 3 Level 2 coach award / MT Level 3 coaching processes
LevelMinimum RequirementsDesirable 1 Climbing surface 2m high x 6.5m wide. Crash surface to meet BS:EN 1176-1 Individually marked problems that are of rising difficulty. Change of angle 2 Permanent structure, minimum length of 12m Ability to set 20 boulder problems that offer a range of difficulty to participants. Wall must have 3 changes of angles across its surface. Appropriate crash landing surface An overhang as a change of angle. 3Dedicated Climbing facility that must have a dedicated bouldering area and crash matting >40m 2 meeting regulations (as above) 30 individual boulder problems that offer a rising scale of difficulty that are reset at least every 3 months A wide variety of angles and ability to set
4 Dedicated Climbing facility that is a member of the ABC. It must have a dedicated bouldering area of >80m2 and meet crash matting regulations (as above) 60 individual boulder problems that offer a rising scale of difficulty that are reset at least bi-monthly. Dedicated Training area comprising Fingerboards / Campus boards Strength & Conditioning area 5Dedicated Climbing facility that is a member of the ABC. It must have a dedicated bouldering area of >160m 2 and meet crash matting regulations (as above) 120 individual boulder problems that offer a rising scale of difficulty that are reset at least monthly. Dedicated Training area comprising Fingerboards / Campus boards Strength & Conditioning area
Increased participation: More climbers, more business. Youth climbing to become mainstream sport Better coaches – become mainstream. Long term participant development – better climbers, more retention. Increase uptake of levels 3-5
TODAY Two trustees up for re-election -Clare de Meyer and Matt Keates - no other applications received. NEXT YEAR 3 trustees to step down. 1 trustee up for re-election New Chair – applications. Vice Chair this year? Executive Officer Post – paid. 1 day/per week?