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Instructor resources

Below are links to a variety of policies, risk assessments and operating policies that apply when working for Lakeland Ascents, Lake District Activities by Lakeland Ascents or Highland Ascents.

Policies & incident/accident reporting

Freelancer agreement – working for Lakeland Ascents as a freelance instructor. Our expectations of you, and what you can expect from us.

Accident and incident reporting policy – the process we need you to follow in the event of an incident or accident.

Accident and incident reporting form – the form you need to complete in the event of an incident or accident.

Risk assessments

Ghyll scrambling & canyoning – all ghylls and canyons.

Rock climbing, scrambling & abseiling – includes single pitch & abseil sessions, all guided rock climbing, scrambling & mountaineering as well as formal rock climbing and scrambling/mountaineering courses.

Guided walks & navigation courses – includes all guided mountain challenges, such as the 24 Peak, 10 Peak and National 3 Peak Challenge.

Site-specific operating procedures

Ghyll scrambling in Church Beck, Coniston

Canyoning in Church Beck, Coniston





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