JUNGLE, MOUNTAIN, ARCTIC & DESERT COURSES

Please note - these courses are for groups and not individual bookings

ARCTIC SAFETY TRAINING COURSE

This course is suitable for exploration staff intending to operate in cold weather environments as well as those with previous arctic experience who wish to brush up on current good practice.

 

DAY ONE: ARCTIC SAFETY

Topics include health and safety in the arctic environment, hazards and risk assessment, equipment selection, cold weather survival, medical issues and arctic navigation.

 

DAY TWO: COLD WEATHER ENVIRONMENTS

Topics include the finer points of living in cold weather environments together with considerations for planning expeditions and leading groups in the environment. Day two considers more practical skills and looks in detail at the practicalities of setting up base camps, safety equipment and transportation as well as the wider picture of emergency planning. This course is facilitated by experienced arctic instructors.

 

DESERT SAFETY TRAINING COURSES

This course is suitable for exploration staff intending to operate in desert environments as well as those with previous desert experience who wish to brush up on current good practice.

 

DAY ONE - DESERT SAFETY

Topics include health and safety in the desert environment, hazards and risk assessment, equipment selection, desert survival, medical issues and navigation.

 

DAY TWO - OPERATING IN THE DESERT

Topics include the finer points of living and camping in the desert together with considerations for planning expeditions and leading groups in the environment. Day two considers more practical skills and looks in detail at the practicalities of setting up desert base camps, vehicles and equipment as well as the wider picture of emergency planning. This course is facilitated by experienced desert instructors.

JUNGLE SAFETY TRAINING COURSES

This course is suitable for exploration staff intending to operate in tropical forests as well as those with previous jungle experience who wish to brush up on current good practice.

 

DAY ONE - JUNGLE SAFETY

Topics include health and safety in the jungle environment, hazards and risk assessment, equipment selection, tropical survival, medical issues and navigation.

 

DAY TWO - OPERATING IN THE JUNGLE

Topics include the finer points of living and camping in the rain forest together with
considerations for planning expeditions and leading groups in the environment. Day two considers more practical skills and looks in detail at the practicalities of setting up jungle base camps, using machetes, improvised stretchers and shelters as well as the wider picture of emergency planning. This course is facilitated by experienced jungle instructors.

 

MOUNTAIN SAFETY TRAINING COURSES

This course is suitable for exploration staff intending to operate in overseas mountain environments as well as those with previous mountain experience who wish to brush up on current good practice.

 

DAY ONE - MOUNTAIN SAFETY

Topics include health and safety in the mountain environment, hazards and risk assessment, equipment selection, survival, medical issues such as altitude sickness and navigation.

 

DAY TWO - OPERATING IN THE MOUNTAINS

Topics include the finer points of living and camping in the mountains together with considerations for planning expeditions and leading groups in the environment. Day two considers more practical skills and looks in detail at the practicalities of setting up
base camps, equipment selection, mountain weather as well as the wider picture of emergency planning. This course is facilitated by experienced Mountain Leaders.

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