Field Leader Instructor Course
Graduates of this program are licensed to teach courses of the Field Leader (FL) program. All graduates will be licensed to teach the FL (Hiking) course. Some graduates can received an expanded licence and teach the FL (Winter), FL (Equine), FL (Paddling), Maps and Compass courses. Factors such as Instructor Course performance, field experience and certifications received will determine which courses an instructor can teach.
How long is this course?
The OCC instructor course is usually taught over the span of 2 days. The typical day starts at 9:00 AM and ends at 5:00 PM.
How much is this course?
Prices might vary depending on costs associated with logistics. Typically, for a course to run, we need a minimum of 4 instructor candidates and each candidate will be charged 400$. In remote locations, or in locations where additional costs must be added (e.g. room rental, food costs, etc), this base fee might increase. Conversely, a reduced fee might be possible for specific camp applicants that qualify for our camp program.
How do I become an Instructor?
To become an Instructor for the OCC, you must submit an application. This involves several steps:
“As an instructor for the Equine Field Leader course, I utilize this course material to train new staff who are employed with Ranch Ehrlo Society. With Safety in the recreational industry being very important I also look forward to instructing community courses with the OCC program.”
Amanda Snell, Team Leader for an Equine Assisted Therapy Program