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Rockerfellas Adventure SNCS Level 2 Group Photo

Our Instructors Qualified to Conduct SNCS Level 2 Certification Include:
Mr Derek Yuen (License No. 8023)
Mr Ross Draper (License No.: 9052)
Mr Lu Ting Jieh (License No.: 9102)

All information obtained from Singapore Mountaineering Federation Website

SNCS Level 2
Course Code: SCCL2
Course Duration: 14 hours or 2 sessions of 7 hours
Prerequisite: At least 13 years of age, Sport Climbing Course Level One certified

Objectives
This course is designed as a follow on from the Sport Climbing Course Level 1. This course builds on the top-rope skills acquired from Level One and teaches a progression into lead climbing on artificial climbing walls. Participants on this course should be confident in all the techniques covered at Level One before undertaking this more advanced level course.

Passing Standards
Trainees must demonstrate the following course requirements:
1. Confident with lead climbing on an easy route
2. Correct placement of protection points on a lead climb
3. Correct belaying of a lead climber using a friction device
4. Correct top-out technique on fixed anchor
5. Conduct proper pre-climb checks
6. Correct use of climbing calls
7. Safe equipment handling

Award
SNCS Sport Climbing Level Two Certificate

Syllabus
Introduction to Lead Climbing
Top-rope Climbing vs Lead Climbing
Placement of protection points
Understanding Fall Factor and Impact Force
Understanding the anchor system on artificial wall
Equipment Required for Lead Climbing (usage, care, limitation)
Dynamic rope vs Static rope
Harness with gear loops
Quickdraws (Runners)
Slings / Tapes (safety slings, extension as Runners)
Friction devices – (Fig.8, Tubular)
Helmet
Knots (usage, limitation, dressing)
Double Figure of 8 knot
Tape knot
Belaying a Lead Climber using friction devices
Giving slack & taking-in
Belaying stance
Arresting a climber’s fall
Dynamic Belaying
Rope handling & management
Lead Climbing & Techniques
Pre-climb checks
Clipping in techniques / prevention & undo “Z” clips
Runners’ placement/direction
Climbing on overhangs & roofs
Safe falling position
Climbing commands
Safety considerations – hand & foot placement to avoid nasty rope burns, skipping runners, falling on a lead, buddy check
Top-out Technique
Course Review
Suggestions for further advancement
General discussion and feedback

Instructor Qualification
Sport Climbing Instructor Category 1 / 2

Instructor To Trainee Ratio
1 Instructor : 10 Trainees, OR
1 Instructor + 1 Climbing Assistant (or Trainee Instructor) : 16 Trainees

NOTE
Wearing of helmet is compulsory when engaging in a lead climbing session

If you are interested in participating in one of the above courses, do take a look at our upcoming scheduled courses. If you do not see a course available that you are looking for, feel free to contact us at info@rockerfellasadventure.com or through our contact page.

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