Date(s) - 18/11/2022 - 20/11/2022
Capel Curig Training Camp
Restrictions. This course is open to CFAVs and Senior Cadets 17+yrs. Candidates are required to have completed the CCAT Intermediate Sea Kayak (ISK) course as a pre-requisite.
Course Content. The SKL training is a 2-day course designed to develop selected candidates with the essential personal skills and knowledge as preparation for an assessment.
The environmental conditions remit for the OCWL qualification is: a stretch of coastline with some areas where it is not easy to land but there will always be straightforward land points a maximum of two nautical miles apart. Crossings not exceeding two nautical miles. Up to 2 Knots of tide (but not involving tide race or overfalls). Wind strengths do not exceed Beaufort force 4. Launching and landing through surf (up to 1 metre, trough to crest height).
The 2-day training programme will include leadership skills, personal paddling skills, rescue skills and underpinning background knowledge.
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.