Did you make up your mind to launch your professional career?

You aim at improving your technical skills for canyoning descents?

The Assistant Instructor training course will have a significant impact on your professional goal since you will gain advanced professional technical abilities.

You will be trained by an ICOpro Examiner (Trainer level minimum), and will get certified at the end of the course thanks to the Instructor Card.

A couple of months after you got certified, you will receive by mail your professional card including a one-year free license and your certificate.

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12 days:

  • Pre-training course e-learning:           2 days minimum 
  • Assistant Instructor Training Course:  10 days 


  • Available for everyone who has reached the age of the majority in his/her country of origin.
  • Have validated CA Lvl 3 or have attended ICOpro IEC/IVS.
  • Have completed AIN e-learning pre-training course.
  • Be in good mental and physical condition.
  • Swimming: 50m and running: 1km.
  • Medical certificate issued less than three months prior to the training course, testifying that the trainee is physically and mentally fit for canyoning activities.
  • Have a valid first-aid certificate issued less than twelve months prior to the training course
  • Pass successfully the entry test 1:« AIN test of conversion » on single rope free method in a time less than or equal to 5mn. High 5m, knot in a middle of the rope
    Ascent → Passing a knot → Conversion → Descent → Passing a knot. Or
    Descent → Passing a knot → Conversion → Ascent → Passing a knot
    The candidate will not attend the training if the test is not successful and no refunds will be given.
  • Pass successfully the entry test 2 «  AIN Rescue Scenario » Indirect rope cutting free method in a time less than or equal to 1.15mn.
    The candidate will not attend the training if the test is not successful and no refunds will be given.

Have all the required skills to assist an ICOpro Instructor (IN) during Canyoneer Initiation training course (CAI) and to assist the IN to manage the logistics of an ICOpro Affiliated Center. The Assistant Instructor helps the IN who is in charge of the excursion; and the AIN must also be skilled enough to supervise the group in case of accident or force majeure.

The training consists in 6 technical and theoretical teaching modules, including analyzing exercises and evaluations (P.A.R), aptitude memory exercise (Feedback) that will be carried-out during the training and 4 Clinic Days of revision and regulation.

  • Module 1: Procedures – General knowledge
  • Module 2: Whitewater – Assistance 
  • Module 3: Vertical progression
  • Module 4: Set-up – Rescue
  • Module 5: ICOpro Psychology – Pedagogy
  • Module 6: End of the ICTC AIN



  • Regulation 1:          Set-up – Progression
  • Regulation 2:          Rescue scenario
  • Regulation 3 & 4:   CAI


  • Entry technical test 1:     AIN test of converstion
  • Entry technical test 2:     Resque Scenario : Indirect rope cutting
  • Theory test 1:                    CA1 Physic: 10 questions
  • Theory test 2:                    CA3 Anchors: 10 questions
  • Theory test 3:                    CA2 Assistance: 10 questions
  • Theory test 4:                    AIN General: 70 questions
  • Final technical test 1:      AIN’s rope itinerary
  • Final technical test 2:      Rescue Scenario: Counter weight


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