BCAP Basic Canopy Access Proficiency

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



  • 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.

    £595 + VAT per person


**NEW 2020 Course Dates**


Monday 23rd – Friday 27th March, 2020 *** FULLY BOOKED***

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


Monday 4th – Friday 8th May, 2020 ***SPACES AVAILABLE***

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



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