Cover is provided to you as a BMC 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 BMC 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 BMC liability policies applies to qualified instructors are answered here.

If you are working as a paid instructor and being paid for your instruction (i.e. other than above) you are not covered under the BMC policy; click here, or use the contact details provided, to access information about the cover available to you.

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