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CHMAS – Lowland Leader Assessment

The Shropshire Countryside has bucket loads of suitable terrain for the Lowland Leader scheme. As a result our courses are very popular and we love running them. It’s pretty special being part of someone’s first step into outdoor leadership.  If … Continue reading

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CHMAS – AED Training (Take 2)

CHMAS runs all sorts of first aid courses. We use this experience to provide bespoke, fun and engaging courses. In fact we have built up a solid reputation for this. As a result it was good to be back running … Continue reading

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Observing an Expeditions Skills Module with Bigfoot Services

CHMAS is an approved Provider for the Mountain Training Expedition Skills Module. We intend to run these courses in 2019 so when we had a chance to observe one of Bigfoot Services courses we couldn’t resist. It would provide excellent … Continue reading

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CHMAS – First Aid Course

Here at CHMAS we provide Rescue & Emergency Care (REC) first Aid Courses and judging by the feedback our customers really like our courses. This course has the REC Emergency First Aid for the Outdoors as the core course but … Continue reading

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Instrucuting For Arthog Outreach

The final week before the October half term saw me leading Orienteering and Caving sessions for Arthog Outreach. Orienteering Two sessions teaching orienteering skills to a Year 4 group who fully engaged with the activity. As a result, they quickly … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

A lovely week at Arthog Outreach instructing on the  Low Ropes Course as part of an OAA Programme and a caving trip to Ogof Llanymymech OAA Programme Four schools were present to develop teamwork, leadership and communication skills. I had … Continue reading

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CHMAS – First Aid Training

Rescue Emergency Care (REC) has a full range of first aid courses. As a result, this means there is a first aid course for everyone. With the REC Life Saver Course being a popular choice for secondary school students. This … Continue reading

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HML Observation With Bigfoot Services

Chris was working alongside his good friend and mentor Alan Ward of Bigfoot Services observing a Hill and Moorland Leader Assessment in the Brecon Beacons. This would be the final course observation before attending the orientation day in November. Which … Continue reading

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CHMAS – First Aid Training

Our first aid provision here at CHMAS is growing each year with many returning clients asking us to train their staff / students / pupils. We like to think this is because of a combination of great instruction and the … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

A quiet week at Arthog Outreach for a change due to other work commitments but this was more than made up for by an awesome caving session at Ogof Llanymynech with a Year 4 group. They were enthusiastic, loved exploring … Continue reading

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