Date(s) - 17/10/2021 - 22/10/2021
Halton Training Camp
Restrictions. This course is open to CFAV’s and Senior Cadets 16years + from the ACF and CCF. ATC and SCC CFAV bids are welcome on a top up basis only. Some previous hill / mountain walking experience would be beneficial.
Course Content. This is a 5 day introduction to mountaineering in a summer environmental conditions. The content includes navigation skills, clothing and equipment, access and conservation, mountain hazards, weather, camp craft and an overnight mountain expedition. The outcome is for the candidate to be a competent member of a group led by a qualified Summer Mountain Leader
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).
CPD. CFAVs who are Mountain Leader/Hill & Moorland Leader trained can apply to attend the SMF as an observer to further develop their skills and leadership experience. Qualified Mountain Leaders or Hill & Moorland Leaders can attend the SMF as an observer to refresh and update their skills with current best practice.
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.