Category Archives: General Interest

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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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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