Category Archives: General Interest

CPD – FREC 3 First Aid Course

Here at CHMAS we run quite a few first aid courses. To ensure our training is up to date Chris attended a FREC3 Conversion course.Which is a specialist pre-hospital emergency care course. Simon Greenfield of Red2Medical delivered the course. This … Continue reading

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CPD Weekend for Scout Adventures – Yr Hafod

I owe so much to the Scout Association! To say thank you, I help with the Scout Adventures – Yr Hafod team. Being a member of the team has certain responsibilities like undertaking regular CPD. This weekend, was a an … Continue reading

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CPD – Climbing Workshop

Towards the end of January, I attended a Smart Climbing Workshop – Winter Training – Maximising Your Performance. The workshop was excellent and delivered by two well respected climbing coaches – Dr Rebecca Williams and John Kettle. I worked with … Continue reading

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CPD – Mental Health First Aid Course

Earlier in January, Chris was attending a Mental Health First Aid Course accredited by Mental Health First Aid – England. The course was provided by Joint Training and run by two exceptional trainers. The course was run over 2 days … Continue reading

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CHMAS – Delivering Bushcraft Sessions

Bushcraft is just so much fun! For the past few weeks, CHMAS have been delivering bushcraft sessions for Year 3 to Year 6 as part of an activity programme for Tynant Outdoors. All the session had a fire theme to … Continue reading

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Canoeing For Arthog Outreach A Real Outdoor Adventure

This week I was out canoeing for Arthog Outreach with a group of Year 5’s for an outdoor adventure. This was a refreshing change from previous weeks where I  delivering REC first aid courses. To find out more about these … Continue reading

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Mountain Training Assocition – Coaching Workshop

Chris is a member of the Mountain Training Association (MTA) and they provide great CPD opportunities. This resulted in him attending a coaching workshop at the Hollowford Centre in the Peak District.  There were several workshops on offer and he … 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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CHMAS Lowland Leader Assessment

As an approved Mountain Training Lowland Leader Course Provider, CHMAS was pleased to be running our first assessment for some returning customers. We had quite a mixed bag of weather with rain, mist, wind and sunshine on Brown Clee and … Continue reading

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NCS Course Leading For Condover Hall

Its been a fabulous three weeks facilitating the National Citizen Service (NCS) activity residential at Condover Hall with some 600 young people passing through. The NCS programme is open to all 16 and 17-year-olds in England and it helps to … Continue reading

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