The National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme

Want to learn the ropes?

The National Indoor Climbing Award Scheme (NICAS) is a UK-wide scheme designed to promote climbing development and accredit individual achievement on indoor climbing walls. It's a great starting point for young climbers wishing to take up climbing and mountaineering, from novice to experienced, starting from age 7.

Please note, due to certain limitations surrounding social distancing measures, we currently will not be running NICAS Level 1 sessions. For juniors wishing to start climbing, please book onto our Junior Intro to Climbing Sessions.

Youth Intro to Climbing

September Term Bookings Now Open!

BOOKING FOR LEVEL 4? Please ensure the Prep Module (section 4.1 to 4.7) has been completed.
If this hasn't been fully signed off, including the 'Date of completion (Prep module)' section, please book on to Level 3.

Missed your weekly NICAS sessions?

Now’s the perfect time to make up for those missed weeks of NICAS with our NICAS SUMMER DROP IN SESSIONS. For levels 2 to 5, these sessions will help get your young budding climbers NICAS ready for the September term.

NICAS Summer Drop In Sessions

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