Category Archives: General Interest

Bronze DofE Training

One of the best ways to make sure your training is up to date is to freelance for other companies. Towards the middle of May, Chris was working for a company called First4 Adventure. His first job for them was … Continue reading

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Instructing For Arthog Outreach

A quiet week on the instructing front for Arthog Outreach with just one group out for a caving adventure. Ogof Llanymynech was the venue, which is great for beginners looking for an adventure. The group were keen to explore so … Continue reading

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Professional Development – Reviewing in the Outdoors With Roger Greenaway

Toward the end of March as part of his professional developed, Chris attended an IOL workshop. It was called ‘Reviewing in the Outdoors’ facilitated by Roger Greenaway who is an acknowledged expert in this field. It was a cracker of … Continue reading

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Scout Association – T1 Permit Assessment

As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), Chris is a Hill Walking and Climbing Assessor for the Scout Association. As such, in February, he was in the Brecon Beacons providing training for a Terrain 1 – Permit Assessment. All … Continue reading

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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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