Course and Event Schedule

Educational Events:

2024


Instructor C Certifications

Chile –> –> –> 25th January, 25th May, 1st June✔️✔️✔️
Colombia –> –> –> 20th February, 1st/3rd/17th March✔️✔️✔️✔️
Ecuador –> –> –> 20th April, 28th April ✔️✔️
Austria –> –> –> 27th April  ✔️
Italy? <–   <–   <– More Info & Sign up COMING SOON
Switzerland, Lausanne, 14th July <–   <–   <– More Info & Sign up 
Czech, WHM Ostrov, 20th July <–   <–   <– More Info & Sign up
Poland, UHF Lublin, 26th July <–   <–   <– More Info & Sign up

NO further fixed dates and locations have been decided on atm…
Subject to Instructor availability and sustainable financing.
For more information about future Instructor courses,
please email [email protected]


Rigger Certifications

Only sign up, if you can be there in person for the whole duration of the certification!

26-28 January, Chile ✔️
16-18 February, Colombia ✔️
23-25 February, Colombia ✔️
12-14 April, Australia ✔️
25-27 May, Brazil ✔️
29 June- 1 July, Quebec Canada ✔️ 
22-24th July, Switzerland <–   <–   <– More Info & Sign up 
16-18 August, Switzerland <–   <–   <– More Info & Sign up 
6-8 September, Denmark <–   <–   <–  More Info & Sign up 

NO further dates and locations have been decided on atm…
Subject to Instructor availability, sustainable financing and location requirements.
For questions regarding the Rigger Certs and upcoming locations,
please send a message to [email protected]

If a certain quota of participants isn’t met, the certification might get cancelled…
For all certifications, locations and dates are dependent on Senior Instructors availability!


Re-Certifications

Most of the certificates are valid for 3 years (plus max. 2 years pandemic extension),
which means certified Instructors and Riggers will have to renew them!

Instructor C Re-certification:

  • Via 1 hour online meeting (flexible schedule)
  • Sign up HERE if your certification has expired
  • Can be extended through a Re-cert latest 1 year after expiry, after a full cert has to be passed again
  • Cost: 10€

Rigger Re-certification:

  • There are a few options to extend your certification:
    1. Pass a full cert again: 3 Days as usual
    2. Step up as a Trainee Instructor A: successfully helping instruct at Rigger certs with the goal of becoming a Senior Instructor A one day (limited to suitable and chosen candidates)
    3. Pass a Rigger Recert: ~1.5 Days, there will be different modules in the future but the first Recert module will look something like this →  → → Update everyone to newest rigger cert standard (bigger lines, connections, airspace, rescue) + First Aid for highliners and rescue over edge + practical rigging and rescue test
      • You can recert up to max. 9 months AFTER the expiry date (new expiry date is old expiry date plus 3 years no matter when the recert was done), if not done within this timeframe or in case of a fail a full Rigger cert has to be passed again
      • You can recert max. 3 months BEFORE the expiry date (new expiry date is old expiry date plus 3 years no matter when the recert was done), a fail will remove your cert immediately
      • Cost: 60-150€ depending on number of participants and location
      • Min. 5 participants, dates and locations dependant on instructors availability and suitability
  • Scheduled Rigger Re-certs 2024/25
    • 14-15th August at Käppeli (Innertkirchen), Switzerland
      • NO further dates and locations have been decided on atm…Subject to Instructor availability, sustainable financing and location requirements. For questions regarding the Rigger Re-certs and upcoming locations, please send a message to [email protected]


PAST Events 2023

Instructor C Certification

30.05.2023 Switzerland ✔️

03.06.2023 Switzerland✔️

29.06.2023 Conflux, US✔️

07.07.2023 Caminante del cielo, Mexico✔️

08.07.2023 Switzerland ✔️

14.07.2023 Breathe, US ✔️

24.08.2023 Bern, Switzerland ✔️

Rigger Certification

03.-05.03.2023 California, US ✔️

22.-24.04.2023 Minerales, Mexico ✔️

28.-30.07.2023 France ✔️

18.-20.08.2023 Switzerland ✔️

18.-20.08.2023 Squamish, Canada ✔️

29.09-01.10.2023 Löbejün, Germany ✔️

07.-09.10.2023 Quebec, Canada CANCELLED

20.-22.10.2023 Flagstaff AZ, US CANCELLED


PAST Events 2022

Instructor C Certification

October 29 & 30 – Instructor C Certification – Iran CANCELLED

August 5 – Instructor C Certification – Meisterstein, Germany ✔️

Multiple – Instructor C Certifications – Chile ✔️✔️

July 7 – Instructor C Certification – Indiana, US  CANCELLED

May 14 – Instructor C Certification – Bern, Switzerland ✔️

Rigger Certification

Dec. 12-14 – Rigger Certification – El Salto, NL, Mexico ✔️

Nov. 11-12 – Rigger Certification – Moab, United States ✔️

Sept. 30-Oct. 2 – Rigger Certification – Colorado, United States ✔️

September 19-21 – Rigger Certification – Hohnstein , Germany ✔️

August 19-21 – Rigger Certification – Käppeli, Switzerland CANCELLED

July 02-04 – Rigger Certification – Freyr, Belgium ✔️

June 10-12 – Rigger Certification – Käppeli, Switzerland ✔️

April 22-24 – Rigger Certification – Seneca Rocks, United States ✔️

April 12-14 – Rigger Certification – Les Arcs, France (Winter Festislack) ✔️

March 15-17 – Rigger Certification – Blue Mountains, Australia ✔️


Past Events 2021

August – Rigger Certification – Gadmen, Switzerland ✔️

June – Rigger Certification – Gadmen, Switzerland ✔️

Past Events 2020

August 16-18 – Rigger Certification – Gadmen, Switzerland ✔️

April 24-26 – Rigger Certification – Bismantova CANCELLED

April 3-5 – Rigger Certification – Les Arcs, France (before Winter Festislack) CANCELLED

Past Events 2019

December 13 – Instructor C Certification Course – Hidalgo, Nuevo León, Mexico (during Potrero Up High) ✔️

November 24 – Instructor C Certification Course – Moab, Utah, USA (during GGBY Highline Gathering) ✔️

November 16-18 – Rigger Certification – Moab, Utah, USA (before GGBY Highline Gathering) ✔️

August 21 – Education Commission Meeting – Bern, Switzerland ✔️

August 16-18 – Rigger Certification – Bern, Switzerland ✔️

July 11-14 Instructor C Certification Course – Spencer, Indiana, USA (during Breathe Festival) ✔️

June 14-16 – Rigger Certification – Leverkusen, Germany ✔️ (First Rigger Cert)

May 13-19  – Instructor C Certification Course – Kadisha Valley, Lebanon (during Lebanon Highline Adventure Festival) ✔️

May 18 – Instructor C Certification Course – Talca, Chile ✔️

May 11 – Instructor C Certification Course – Temuco, Chile ✔️

May 4 – Instructor C Certification Course – Viña Del Mar, Chile ✔️

Past Events 2017-2018

First Instructor C  Certification Courses and Instructor B Certification (pilot test, so far not continued) ✔️✔️✔️✔️✔️

About Us

The ISA Education Commission is a dedicated group of volunteers who are committed to spreading the wealth of knowledge found within the practice of slacklining. Originally founded in Bern, Switzerland in August 2017 as a working group, and officially established as a commission one year later. The EC has worked tirelessly to develop an international standard of educational methods that have been developed into internationally accredited courses. We offer instructor and rigger training courses and certifications at slackline events and festivals worldwide and presently have several hundred instructors certified around the globe.

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