Date(s) - 23/10/2022 - 28/10/2022
Capel Curig Training Camp
Restrictions. This course is open to CFAV’s and Cadets aged 16 plus from the ACF and CCF. ATC and SCC CFAV bids are welcome on a top up basis only. Candidates must have the ability to swim confidently in the open water and river environment wearing normal paddling clothes.
Course Content. This Intermediate Kayak Award (IKA) is a 5-day course delivered in a moving water environment (Grade 2). The course content includes clothing and equipment, access and conservation, river hazards and grading, weather, lifting, carrying and launching, efficient forward/reverse paddling, edging, and moving sideways, support strokes, breaking in/out, ferry gliding, group/self/deep water rescues, rolling and safety training. The outcome of this course is for the candidate to demonstrate personal competence in paddling grade 2-3 moving water as part of a led group. The British Canoeing White Water Award is incorporated into this course.
Candidates must have the following pre-requisites to attend this course:
• Hold the BCU 2 star award or BIK / K2F.
• Have logbook evidence of at least 3 journeys on varying sheltered water venues and 3 on moving water rivers (grade 2) of at least a 4 hour Duration (10Km)
Upon successful completion of this course candidates will be issued a British Canoeing White Water Award. This qualification is the pre entry level of award to apply for the British Canoeing Awarding Body (BCAB) Paddlesport Leader.
This course may be used towards a gold DofE residential project.
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 is required to be placed onto WESTMINSTER by your ACF/CCF unit. The CCAT course application form should be completed in full, is legible, signed and authorised by your unit ACF/CCF.
The fully completed CCAT course application should then be sent to HQ CCAT, Capel Curig, either by:
a. Email with the payment paid by BACs with student name + course i.e. Smith H1/BRC in the banking reference (preferable).
b. Post with a cheque made payable to CCAT ensuring the name of the student and course is written on the back of the cheque.