There will be a BMC Safeguarding and Protecting Children training workshop from 6 - 9pm on Friday 6th March at The Quay Climbing Centre, Exeter.
This is an introductory course.
It is free to BMC volunteers and members of BMC affiliated clubs who support activities involving under 18s - such as youth events, youth competitions as well as Area Youth Co-ordinators and those who help with the BMC Development Squad or junior teams generally.
It is also free for those in BMC affiliated clubs and it is especially helpful for Club Youth Officers and Welfare Officers.
Date: Friday 6th March 2020
Time: 6pm to 9pm
Course: Safeguarding and Child Protection Awareness
Cost: Free to BMC volunteers and members of BMC affiliated clubs who support activities involving under 18s
Venue: The Quay Climbing Centre, Haven Rd, Exeter EX2 8AX.
Directions: Click here
Training will be delivered by Alan Weightman an experienced hill walker, mountain user and climber who is a licenced tutor for this UK Coaching workshop
Those attending will receive a certificate of attendance that can be used as proof of attendance in other sporting contexts across the country.
To reserve a place, or for further information, please contact Nick Colton by email at email@example.com.
Look out for details of the more advanced Time to Listen course that the BMC will be advertising in due course. This is for those who have attended this, or another similar, Safeguarding and Child Protection Awareness Training course. See link below for more information.
Information on types of training.
More advanced BMC Child Protection training
If there isn't a BMC safeguarding or child protection workshop available that you can attend there may, however, be a course that you can attend run by UK Coaching. It is perfectly acceptable to attend one of their workshops as it contains the same information as a BMC course and the attendance certificates are identical. Check out UK Coaching courses here
For more information about these courses or any child protection issue, please contact:
Direct line: 0161 438 3305
Courses for indoor climbers making their first moves onto rock
Who are they for?
These courses are ideal for novice climbing club members, students, parents and individuals who may have had the odd taster of climbing outdoors and wish to gain key safety skills at an excellent price. They may also be a good precursor for people contemplating the Single Pitch Award training. You should already know how to put on a harness and belay. These courses are for people aged 18 or older.
What do the courses cover?
A variety of topics will be covered during the day as well as offering a fun taster to outdoor climbing. Topics may include:
Types of trad climbing equipment
Placing good protection
Building good belays
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