qualifications & safety

The safety of our clients is paramount.  OceanRock have a rigorous risk assessment procedure and our staff hold qualifications well above the recommended minimum by national governing bodies.  We hold industry standard Public Liability insurance as well as an AALA License.


We hold an Adventurous Activities (AALA) license which is the industry standard and a legal requirement for working with under 18’s in the outdoors. This means that our safety systems, qualifications and procedures have been stringently checked and inspected by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service on behalf of the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). Our license number is: L9546/R1968. 



Many of our staff including Peter Mc Court & Mark Stevenson are full member of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors (AMI) and is qualified to instruct in all aspects of summer mountaineering and climbing.  AMI members are highly experienced mountaineers who have undergone rigorous training and assessment to qualify under the Mountain Training UK (MTUK) Mountaineering Instructor scheme.



 OceanRock are DofE Approved Activity Providers.  Our procedures, assessment of risk and expedition delivery have been throughly inspected by the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.