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Nov 21, Field Leader (Winter) Canmore

  • 21 Nov 2020
  • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Canmore
  • 9


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Field Leader (Winter) Course 

Successful graduates will be certified as OCC 'Field Leader' with a 'Winter' specialization.

Field Leader (Hiking) and a current membership in the OCC are pre-requisites for this course. 

Course fee includes; instruction, student manual (as a pdf), and one year's membership fee to the Outdoor Council of Canada.

Please note: You are required to read the manual and answer the quizzes in it before you come the the course. Once you have registered you will be sent an email containing a link to the manual and quizzes.

Course Content:

The learning format will be primarily guided experiential learning. Topics covered include:

  • Reviewing the role of the leader, leadership style, communication and team-building.
  • Integrating ‘activity’ ‘participant’ and ‘venue’ characteristics in a winter setting so as to promote event quality and safety
  • Constructing a winter activity plan
  • Identifying hazards and mitigation strategies in the winter environment
  • Group management in the winter environment
  • Enhancing situational awareness for quality and safety management
  • Emergency response
  • Post trip debriefing and facilitation

Prerequisites: Field Leader (Hiking) and a current membership in the OCC

Cancellation policy: There is a $15 administration fee to cancel up to 7 days prior to the start of the course. No refund available after 7 days prior.

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