Membership benefits

Join Mountain Training's association today for only £39 per annum and take advantage of a whole host of great membership benefits and opportunities straight away!

If you're new to Mountain Training once you have registered for one of our qualifications you can join the Mountain Training Association as a Trainee member and then when you pass your assessment and hold a Mountain Training qualification your status automatically changes to that of a Qualified member.

You can join at any stage in your qualification journey, but the sooner the better so you can take advantage of all of the great elements of membership.
  • Update, refresh and broaden your skills by attending one of our many accredited continuing personal development workshops throughout the UK and Éire (Ireland),
  • Find walking and climbing partners and groups
  • Gain access to a whole host of special deals and discounts
  • The excellent peer-reviewed The Professional Mountaineer magazine
  • Keep up to date with the latest developments regarding Mountain Training and its qualifications, as well as the sector as a whole
  • Insurance offers alongside your qualification

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Check out the full range of benefits below:

All members
  • Access to a UK and Éire (Ireland) - wide workshop programme- attend skill-building workshops across the UK and Éire (Ireland) to prepare you for training and/or assessment, support you during your consolidation of skills and knowledge, or broaden your understanding of a given subject. Choose from a diverse programme of workshops, conferences and regional events planned throughout the year, providing opportunities to update, refresh and broaden skills and knowledge, encouraging good practice and supporting members in being professional in their approach.

  • Access to regional groups across the UK and Éire (Ireland)- further informal training, networking and volunteering opportunities. Get together with people from your region to share skills or attend an event in a different region if you’re away from home.

    “It’s a great way to gain some first class knowledge and inspiration in a short space of time. I take my hat off to the people who go to the effort of organising such events and giving others access to their wealth of knowledge, experience and enthusiasm.” - Richard Westlake
  • Access the mentoring programme as either someone looking for support or someone looking to provide support for others.

  • Online resources and guidance- a hub of resources; business support, good practice guides, templates and more.

  • Exclusive member-only Facebook Group - MTA member-led group used by members to network, find activity partners, promote CPD workshops, and generally support each other during and after gaining qualifications.

  • Monthly e-newsletters- keeping you up to date on upcoming CPD workshops, regional events, gear deals, industry updates and relevant current affairs. Newsletters are a service and benefit of membership outline key events and activities essential to membership, not a marketing tool.

  • Premium features in your online Mountain Training account - Access to Premium features, allowing you to do more with your online account (the Mountain Training Candidate Management System run by Tahdah): Create logs from multiple GPX files in one go, find new walking routes, add more photos to your Digital Logbook (DLOG), tag your friends in DLOG entries, plus much more.

Qualified members
  • Access to exclusive MTA branded merchandise to wear out on the hill/crag with groups. Wear your MTA badges and buffs with pride.

    MTA badges
  • Use of the MTA logo to promote yourself and your business. Access the logo here.

  • Online CPD record- the facility to record your Continued Personal Development and your CPD points online.

  • Advertise yourself on our website to gain work via the Find a Leader facility.

  • Website plug-ins to show your Mountain Training profile and qualifications.

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