Date(s) - 03/12/2021 - 05/12/2021
Capel Curig Training Camp
Restrictions. This course is open to CFAV’s from the ACF and CCF. ATC and SCC CFAV bids are welcome on a top up basis only. Senior Cadets 18 years plus may apply for this course. Candidates must be confident swimming in canoe clothing in a grade 2 moving water environment
• Canoe – BCU 3* Canoe or ICA/BC Canoe Award
• and preferable BC WWSRT
Course Content. 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,
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.
and upon completion of the assessment prerequisites candidates can then put themselves forward for assessment.
This award is discipline specific (Kayak or Open Canoe). Candidates are to indicate their chosen craft on the CCAT course application form.