Date(s) - 07/03/2020 - 13/03/2020
Restrictions. This is a 5 day introduction to mountaineering in winter environmental conditions.
This course is open to CFAV’s and Senior Cadets aged 17+ from the ACF and CCF. ATC and SCC CFAV bids are welcome on a top up basis only. Candidates must have successfully completed the SMF award or have equivalent experience which must be identified on the CCAT course application.
Course Content. The course includes clothing and equipment, winter mountain hazards, weather, navigation and route finding through differing types of terrain, snow holes and emergency shelters, use of crampons and ice axe. Depending on weather conditions an overnight expedition may be undertaken. The outcome is for the candidate to be a competent member of a group led by a qualified Winter 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).
CCAT Application Process.
A CCAT course application is available on WESTMINSTER and the CCAT website
www.armycadetadventure.co.uk The course fee is £50.00.
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 (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.