BCAP Basic Canopy Access Proficiency

Designed to get you up into the trees safely and teach climber rescue

COURSE OBJECTIVES

 

  • To prepare the trainee for the rigours of physical work in a tropical forest and to equip them with the ability to deal with potential hazards present in the canopy.

  • To successfully interpret the body language of trees with a view to assessing their structural integrity and suitability for use in climbing activities.

  • To teach safe and efficient climbing rope installation.

  • To teach safe ascent and descent of ropes.

  • To teach safe work positioning in order to perform simple tasks at height safely and confidently.

  • To teach safe rope manoeuvres and to provide enough support for trainees to practice these techniques until competent.

  • To teach competent rigging of remote rope rescue techniques and to practice these drills within controlled group scenarios.

  • To teach aerial rope rescue and how to recognise when to apply them.

  • To teach each trainee to take personal responsibility for their own safety and the safety of others. We place a high level of emphasis on operating as a team to make informed and important safety decisions whilst working in extremely remote and challenging environments.

Five days including independent assessment on last day.

£595 + VAT per person

**NEW 2017 Course Dates**

 

February  20th – 24th  Thankyou to those who joined us!

Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire, UK [On-site accommodation available].

 

April 24th – 28th  Thankyou to those who joined us!

Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire, UK [On-site accommodation available].

 

May 8th – 11th  **PLACES AVAILABLE** 

Stourhead Gardens, Wiltshire, UK [On-site accommodation available]

 

 

 

 

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