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Training Provider: NOLS

Course Sponsor:
REI

Training Dates: Sat, Oct 10, 2020 to Sun, Oct 11, 2020

WILDERNESS SAFETY TRAINING
Presented by NOLS and hosted by REI

MANAGE RISK ON WILDERNESS TRIPS
You’re ready to go deeper into the outdoors—but it takes more than luck to get home safely. 

Risks can’t be eliminated from the wilderness, but you can learn to manage them. In this 2-day classroom course, you’ll learn to plan your adventures with risk management in mind.

When you start a trip with a plan, you can focus on having fun instead of managing unexpected problems. When you’re able to identify hazards, injuries are less likely. And if something goes wrong...

Training Provider: NOLS

Course Sponsor:
REI

Training Dates: Sat, Sep 26, 2020 to Sun, Sep 27, 2020
Region: Northeast US

WILDERNESS SAFETY TRAINING
Presented by NOLS and hosted by REI

MANAGE RISK ON WILDERNESS TRIPS
You’re ready to go deeper into the outdoors—but it takes more than luck to get home safely. 

Risks can’t be eliminated from the wilderness, but you can learn to manage them. In this 2-day classroom course, you’ll learn to plan your adventures with risk management in mind.

When you start a trip with a plan, you can focus on having fun instead of managing unexpected problems. When you’re able to identify hazards, injuries are less likely. And if something goes wrong...

Training Provider: NOLS

Course Sponsor:
REI

Training Dates: Sat, Sep 26, 2020 to Sun, Sep 27, 2020
Region: California

WILDERNESS SAFETY TRAINING
Presented by NOLS and hosted by REI

MANAGE RISK ON WILDERNESS TRIPS
You’re ready to go deeper into the outdoors—but it takes more than luck to get home safely. 

Risks can’t be eliminated from the wilderness, but you can learn to manage them. In this 2-day classroom course, you’ll learn to plan your adventures with risk management in mind.

When you start a trip with a plan, you can focus on having fun instead of managing unexpected problems. When you’re able to identify hazards, injuries are less likely. And if something goes wrong...

Training Provider: NOLS

Training Dates: Tue, Oct 6, 2020 to Wed, Oct 7, 2020

How would you rate your risk management practices? This self-assessment tool can help you answer that question. Could you use some support?

In a NOLS Risk Management Training, you are given a framework from which to evaluate your own program's risk management plan. The framework is based on five areas of risk management: risk management oversight; core curriculum; administrative process; staff training and field risk management; and field support services and emergency planning. You will go through a series of exercises and you will be able to ask questions that are pertinent to...

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Mon, Apr 13, 2020 to Thu, Apr 23, 2020
Region: Northeast US

Introduces the Professional Climbing Instructors Association (PCIA) instructor competencies and curriculum for institutional top rope rock climbing certification.  Topics include technical proficiency, selection of equipment, safety systems, site and group management, leadership and teaching approaches, curriculum development, and basic rock rescue.  Students participate in local and regional fieldtrips.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Type: Kayaking
Training Dates: Fri, May 1, 2020 to Sat, May 9, 2020
Region: Northeast US

Introduces American Canoe Association (ACA) instructor competencies and curriculum for certification in kayak touring and coastal kayaking courses.  Topics include hazard assessment and safety, technical skills development, technical knowledge, decision-making and judgment, and instructional and leadership abilities in a coastal environment, including proficiency in rescues.  Students participate in pool session.  Students participate in local and regional fieldtrips, including a 5-day coastal kayaking expedition.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Type: Canoeing
Training Dates: Mon, Mar 23, 2020 to Sun, Mar 29, 2020
Region: Northeast US

Introduces American Canoe Association (ACA) instructor competencies and curriculum for certification in canoe touring and river canoe courses.  Topics include hazard assessment and safety, technical knowledge and skills development, decision-making and judgement, instructional and leadership abilities in a river environment.  This course progresses from flatwater review through moving and whitewater up to class II-III.  Students participate in Advanced Swift Water Rescue training.  Students participate in regional field trips to area waterways.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Mon, Mar 30, 2020 to Tue, Apr 7, 2020
Region: Northeast US

Introduces Association for Challenge Course Technology (ACCT) low and high ropes course competencies and curriculum for certification.  Topics include adventure foundations, facilitation and technical skills, risk management, program design, delivery and evaluation.  Students participate in regional field trips.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Thu, Jan 23, 2020 to Tue, Jan 28, 2020
Region: Northeast US

Introduces foundational skills in Nordic track and skate and Nordic downhill ski disciplines.  Topics include beginner and intermediate cross country track and ski touring skills for both on-and off-trail skiing in low to moderate elevation snow terrain.  Students participate in regional field trips.

Training Provider: Outdoor Leadership Program at Greenfield Community College

Training Dates: Fri, Jan 3, 2020 to Sun, Jan 12, 2020
Region: Northeast US

OLP 210:  Wilderness First Responder
Trains students to the nationally recognized standards of emergency medical care in remote backcountry environments for certification in Wilderness First Responder (WFR), the industry standard for professional outdoor leaders, guides, camp counselors, rangers, and ski patrollers.  Topics include environmental emergencies, soft tissue injuries, musculoskeletal injuries, medical emergencies, response and assessment, and rescue basics.  The course includes classroom lessons and in-the-field hands-on experience and practice with simulated wilderness...