Date(s) - 08/02/2020 - 14/02/2020
Restrictions. This is open to CFAV’s and Cadets aged 16 years + from the ACF and CCF.
Course Content. The Ski Foundation Level 1 (SF1) is a 5-day introduction to alpine skiing. The content includes clothing and equipment, winter hazards, ski safety and the FIS code, Central Theme: introductory activities, sliding, snowplough, snowplough turning, plough-paralleling and piste navigation. This is linked to the fundamentals of control of speed & line, adjustments for snow & terrain, steering; edge, pressure & rotation control, body management; posture, balance, movements & co-ordination, flow; smooth linked movements. The outcome for the course is for the candidate to demonstrate a competent level of alpine skiing skills as a member of a led group on alpine green/blue graded slopes within a marked pisted ski area.
Notes. Candidates should be physically fit, free from injury and have a keen interest in adventurous activities. This course may be used towards a gold DofE residential project. Upon successful completion of this course candidates will be issued a CCAT course certificate and brassard badge (cadets only).
*The course cost includes: transport from and back to the UK, accommodation, meals, technical clothing and equipment and instruction.
*The course will be based at a lodge in Sonthofen, Bavaria.
CCAT Application Process.
A CCAT course application is available on WESTMINSTER and the CCAT website
www.armycadetadventure.co.uk The course fee is £500.00.
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 (50% deposit 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.