Date(s) - 08/02/2020 - 14/02/2020
Restrictions. This is course open to CFAV’s from the ACF and CCF. Candidates applying to attend the SF3 are to have successfully completed SF2.
Course Content. The Ski Foundation Level 3 (SF3) is a 5-day continuation training and further development beyond the SF2 award (a minimum of 80% of course time will be spent in off-piste terrain). The content will include ski touring clothing and equipment, winter hazards, planning and participating in a tour, avalanche awareness and avoidance, movement of skis in ascent and descent, navigation on skis, route choice and an introduction to moderately steep slopes and strategies to cope. The course will also include an overnight expedition using an alpine mountain hut The outcome of the SF3 is for the candidate to demonstrate a competent level of skill in alpine ski touring skills to be an effective member of a led group on extended ski touring expeditions.
Notes. Candidates should be physically fit, free from injury and have a keen interest in adventurous activities. The SF3 is the entry level award to apply for the Joint Service Ski Leader Level 1 course.
*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 Banff, Canada.
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.