Date(s) - 21/08/2021 - 27/08/2021
Rothiemurchus Lodge, Aviemore
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.
Course Content. The Mountain Bike Foundation (MBF) is a 5-day course. The course content includes weather, access and conservation, weather, clothing and equipment, safe mountain bike riding skills on a variety of marked mountain bike trails, basic mountain bike maintenance and repairs, route planning and participating in a journey. The outcome of the course is for the candidate to demonstrate a competent level of knowledge and skills necessary to mountain bike safely on off road mountain bike trails.
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).
*This course is a stepping stone and ideal preparation as the entry level for the British Cycling (BC) Mountain Bike Level 2 Leader Training course.
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.