These qualifications along with the personal experiences you will undertake will provide you with a suite of recognised professional qualifications that will give you a step up into the expedition leading world.
The Level 3 Basic Expedition Leader (BEL) Course
The Level 3 Basic Expedition Leader (BEL) Course is nationally recognised as the leading award for low level terrain in the UK.. The course will include theoretical and practical leading, navigation, camp craft, teaching and training methods and expedition safety management. This will mean that you could gain paid or voluntary work with schools, youth organisations, or Duke of Edinburgh’s Award groups, where you can develop further your leading skills.
The Expedition First Aid Course
Delivered through leading industry providers this 16hr nationally recognised first aid course specifically designed for expedition leaders. Content includes the standard protocols for emergency first aid, CPR, dealing with wounds and fractures, incident management, as well as specific procedures and theory around expedition related injuries and illnesses, prevention, treatment and management.
Off Site Safety Management Course
This is a course recognised by the Royal Geographical Society (with IBG) as the standard for teachers, youth leaders and expedition leaders planning safe educational Off Site trips. It includes planning, risk assessment, safety systems, legal considerations, incident management, reviewing and learning lessons.