Cover is provided to you as an Mountaineering Scotland member when you are instructing as a volunteer if,

  • You are logging hours during the consolidation period between training and accreditation of a Mountain Training qualification, or
  • You are instructing within a Mountaineering Scotland affiliated club of which you are a member, or
  • You are instructing in any other capacity, provided you are receiving no payment at all, including payment in kind, other than reasonable expenses.

Information for qualified instructors

Questions about how the Mountaineering Scotland liability policies applies to qualified instructors are answered here.

If you are a member of one of the groups listed below you will not be covered under Mountaineering Scotland's individual policy for paid instruction; click here, or use the contact details provided, to access information about the cover available to you.

If you are working as a paid instructor but do not belong to one of the associations above, please contact our team on 0121 698 8160, between 9am and 5pm and we will be happy to assist.

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