River Leaders are responsible for the safety of a group ("Fire") whilst paddling and/or engaging in activities on, or in the margins of the river/body of water. It is the River Leaders role to manage a Fire in conjunction with at least one other expedition leader in the parameters set by British Exploring Society, the Chief Leader and/or Senior River Leader.
Compulsory training dates: Leader Induction: 22nd-24th February 2019, Leader Training: 28th-31st March 2019, Explorer Briefing 26th-28th April 2019, 16hr Wilderness First Aid Course 17th-19th May 2019.
Please note that first time leaders will be asked to cover the costs of their own flights on our Canadian Yukon, Indian Himalayas and Peruvian Amazon expeditions.
Assessment days: 20th, 21st November 2018, 11th December 2018, 15th January 2019