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					               BASIC EXPEDITION LEADER COURSE                                                                LEVEL 3 BEL TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT COURSE
                                                                                                                                  The course is split into 3 sections.
The Course Covers:                                                                                        TO ACHIEVE THE AWARD YOU MUST COMPLETE ALL OF THE SECTIONS
Leadership; Instructional and Organisational Methods; Planning and Preparation;                        1. TRAINING
Conservation And Access; Navigation in All Weathers Including poor visibility;
                                                                                                       Training Day                  9.00am to 5.00pm                     Chailey School, South Chailey,
Choice of Personal and Group Equipment; Camp Craft; Weather; Hazards;
Emergency Procedures; Remote Supervision; Legal Responsibilities and Insurance                                                 Sunday 18th September 2011                           East Sussex
                                                                                                                                                       th
                                                                                                                                    6.00pm Friday 14                        Blackland Farm, Near East
Further information on the full requirements for the course are available on the Sport Leaders         Residential
                                                                                                                                                 to                           Grinstead, West Sussex
Uk website:www.sportsleaders.org/our-awardsqualifications/our-qualifications/level-3-certificate-in-    Weekend
basic-expedition-leadership.aspx                                                                                            5.00pm Sunday 16th October 2011
                                                                                                                                    6.00pm Friday 18th                   Including an overnight expedition
The Course is Run by:                                                                                  Residential
                                                                                                                                                 to                        Bushywood Scout Campsite,
                                                                                                        Weekend
Mountain Activities Ltd, a course provider for the Level 3 Award in Basic Expedition                                       6.00pm Sunday 20th November 2011                  nr Hailsham, East Sussex
Leadership, and an MLTE approved centre for Walking Group Leader, Mountain
                                                                                                       Training Day                  9.00am to 4.00pm                     Chailey School, South Chailey,
Leader, Climbing Wall Award, and Single Pitch Awards.
Mountain Activities also acts as Technical Advisor to East and West Sussex LEAs,                                                 Sunday 8th January 2012                            East Sussex
amongst many others, and has over 20 years of experience in provision of outdoor                                                     9.00am to 4.00pm                     Chailey School, South Chailey,
activities.                                                                                            Training Day                        th
                                                                                                                                 Sunday 5 February 2012                             East Sussex
The Course Fee Includes:                                                                                                                                .
        Registration with Sports Leaders UK                                                            2. CONSOLIDATION
        All course tutoring and administration
                                                                                                        During this period you MUST complete the following:
        All campsite fees
                                                                                                        a)      Obtain a valid 8 hour HSE approved 1st aid certificate
The Course Fee Does Not Include:
                                                                                                        b)      Gain a minimum of 30 hours experience. The exact requirements for this will depend on
        Reference books related to the course                                                          your personal experience and be will set by the tutors during the training sessions. It will include
        Food                                                                                           assisting with an overnight camp and expedition training
        Provision of any personal equipment
                                                                                                        c)      Complete and log a minimum of six day walks of minimum 6 hours duration
        Transport to, from and during the course
        Any form of personal injury or other personal insurance
To attend this Training Course you must:                                                               3. Assessment
                                                                                                                                   7.00pm Friday 23rd                  Two day expedition based in South
        Be not less than 18 years old.                                                                Residential
        Have a genuine interest in hill walking and group leadership.                                  weekend
                                                                                                                                        to 5.00pm                         Downs / Ashdown Forest area
        Have a current First Aid Certificate (min 8 hours) or have obtained one by                                                         th
                                                                                                                                Sunday 25 March 2012                       carrying all your equipment
         the end of the assessment.
                                     *IMPORTANT**                                                      If you wish to join this course please return a completed booking form with full payment or
Please read the section overleaf regarding cancellation within 4 weeks, or non-                        a deposit. The balance must be paid 4 weeks prior to attendance. Places are allocated on
attendance.                                                                                              a first come first served basis. On receipt of your application, full course details will be
Also, you will be required to operate on open terrain in potentially adverse                                                                        sent.
weather, camp for at least 3 nights and undertake an expedition on the Sussex                                                   To apply please return the booking form to:
Downs carrying all your equipment. If you feel unhappy or unable to complete                                  Lesley Rickman, Butt Cottage, High Street, Nutley, East Sussex. TN22 3NL
these tasks, please DO NOT join the course. Please ask for more information if you
                                                                                                         For more information, or if you have any queries about the course, please contact
require it. Mountain Activities will not accept liability for accidents/injuries in on this                                           Lesley on: 077066 74824
course unless CLEARLY due to staff negligence.                                                                         lesley@mountain-activites.co.uk (email is preferred)
                                                           Booking Conditions
              A non-returnable deposit is required at the time booking, and the balance is due on the date stated on the booking form.
              If you cancel within 4 weeks of the start of a course, or fail to attend, you will be liable for the full course fee, unless you find a
              suitable replacement paying the full amount due.
              This course is completely self-catered..
              Sometimes Mountain Activities staff or others may offer lifts to candidates in their own cars, either to/from or during a course.
               These arrangements are nothing to do with Mountain Activities Limited, and as such are offered on a goodwill basis. No right to
               travel is intended or implied. They are non-commercial arrangements, and any payments are made solely on a cost-sharing
               basis. No liability is implied or accepted by the Mountain Activities for any loss or damage experienced by a candidate in such                        See: www.mountain-activities.co.uk
               cases.
              It is the responsibility of the candidate to obtain (from Sports Leaders UK), read and fulfil the requirements for attendance on
               any course. The course director reserves the right to terminate the course for anyone who does not fulfil these pre-
               requirements, or to refuse to endorse a candidate’s logbook, even if they do attend. No refund will be made if this occurs.
                                                                                                                                                         BASIC EXPEDITION LEADERSHIP
              The right to alter or cancel a course is reserved. If Mountain Activities Limited cancels a course prior to commencement and
               through no fault of the participant then refunds will be given in full. No liability for consequential loss is accepted.

                                                          Booking Information
               Details of start and finish times are supplied prior to attending, along with an outline programme, accommodation details and
                any kit requirements as appropriate.
               Candidates are advised to insure themselves against cancellation or curtailment, personal injury and loss or damage to
                personal effects and equipment. Mountain Activities Limited cannot be held responsible for the loss or damage to personal
                effects/equipment, or personal injury, or consequential loss, howsoever caused.
               It is essential that you fill out the Mountain Activities Medical Form (supplied after booking) prior to attending. Mountain
                Activities Limited cannot accept any liability for any loss or injury caused by a medical condition that was not disclosed.
                Disclosure of a medical problem will not necessarily preclude you from attending.
                                                                                                                                                                      The National Governing Body
                                                            Tuition and Safety
              Mountain Activities is a Sports Leaders UK Approved Assessment Centre (no. 7929) for the Level 3 Award in Basic Expedition
               Leadership and a MLTE centre (no. 139), for CWA, SPA, WGL & Summer ML. Keith Fleming is the course director for these
               courses and he holds the Mountain Instructors Certificate and International Mountain Leaders Award.
              All other staff and course directors will be qualified to the standard required by Sports Leaders UK and will also be very
               experienced.
              Although Sports Leaders UK sets the syllabus for each course, the exact programme will vary depending on the weather,
               experience of the candidates, location etc. However, an outline programme will be provided prior to attending.
              Safety is of paramount importance. Therefore, candidates are expected to agree to act on any requests that staff consider
               necessary. Mountain Activities Limited reserves the right to terminate a course immediately for any person who refuses to act
               on the advice of course tutors.
              Keith Fleming / Mountain Activities Limited are insured for public, professional and employers liability for £5 million.                     This course is aimed at persons wishing to lead groups and
                                                                                                                                                              individuals carrying out day-journeys and backpacking
The following statement has been adapted from the British Mountaineering Council Participation Statement, and whilst may seem a little                     expeditions, in open country not including serious or remote
‘heavy’, it is important to include it.
                                                                                                                                                                      terrain, in summer conditions in the UK.
  “Hill walking is an activity that can carry the risk of serious injury or death, and by booking the candidate acknowledges and
accepts these risks. The candidate must take full responsibility for their own actions and involvement, and cannot hold Keith
Fleming, Mountain Activities Limited, or any other staff responsible for loss or injury during the course, unless proven to be due to
their negligence”
                                                                                          BEL Course
                                                                                          Autumn / winter 2011 - 2012
                                                                                          BOOKING FORM

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                                         Please complete one booking form for each person
                  The booking fee includes the Sports Leader’s UK insurance premium and registration fee
                             *I enclose a booking fee of £380.00 + VAT = £456.00 per person
                              *I enclose a deposit of 50% £190.00 + VAT = £228.00 per person
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                                 Please note that all course fees are due 4 WEEKS prior to commencement

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I HAVE READ AND ACCEPT THE BOOKING CONDITIONS OUTLINED ON THE COURSE INFORMATION LEAFLET

SIGNED ………………………………………                                                                                                       DATE ………………

                    Please return this booking form to:
  Lesley Rickman, Butt Cottage, High Street, Nutley, East Sussex. TN22 3NL.
                Contact Address:                                                            Tel/Fax: +44 (0)1273 400415
                Quince Tree Cottage, Green Lane,                                            Mobile: +44 (0)7710 345322
                South Chailey, East Sussex,                                                 Email: keith@mountain-activities.co.uk
                BN8 4BT, UK.                                                                Web: www.mountain-activities.co.uk

         Company Registered Office: Cornelius House, 178-180 Church Road, Hove, East Sussex, BN3 2DJ. Company no. 4480577 registered in England and Wales

				
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