Date(s) - 15/11/2019 - 17/11/2019
Capel Curig Training Camp
The BCAB Moderate Water Leader Training (MWLT) is a 2-day course.
The content for Open Canoe leader includes efficient and effective open water skills, paddle effectively up, down and across a Beaufort Force 4 wind, rafting, sailing, efficient and effective grade 2 river running skills, upstream manoeuvres (ferries and S-turns), checking, setting and reverse ferry gliding, eddy turns both into and out of the current, supporting and edging, lining, poling, navigation, demonstrate skilful application of appropriate boat and bank-based safety and rescue skills in open and moving water, leadership, access and the environment, planning, river hazards and weather
Training is valid for 3 years, during this time, and upon completion of the assessment prerequisites candidates can then put themselves forward for assessment.
Moderate Water Definition
Inland: Large areas of open water that exceed the sheltered water definition, where the paddlers are no more than 500 metres off shore and in wind strengths that do not exceed Beaufort force 4.
White Water: Grade 2(3) white water or equivalent weirs.
• Canoe – BCU 3* Canoe or ICA/BC Canoe Award
• and preferable BC WWSRT
This award is discipline specific (Kayak or Open Canoe). Candidates are to indicate their chosen craft on the CCAT course application form.
CCAT Application Process.
A CCAT course application is available on WESTMINSTER and the CCAT website
www.armycadetadventure.co.uk The course fee is £40.00
An electronic course application needs to be placed onto WESTMINSTER by your ACF/CCF unit.
The CCAT course application form needs to be completed in full, legible signed and authorised by your unit ACF/CCF. The course application needs to be sent to HQ CCAT, Capel Curig, by post or email with the course fee (cheque made payable to CCAT or BACs). Ensure the name of the student and course is written on the back of the cheque or included in the BACs payment reference.