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Calling all Cadet Instructors – B.E.L. Course Available 16/01/2014

West Midlands Fire Service is running another Sports Leaders Certificate in Basic Expedition Leaders.  This is a level 3 qualification in leadership.  The qualification will cover instructors who work with young people in the outdoors; this will also meet the requirements for the navigation subject in the BTEC.

The course covers leadership, navigation and group management.  The training is led by Fire Service staff that have all been trained by Sports Leaders UK to run this course.

The course is a 6 day residential course based on Cannock Chase, following the course the candidates will then have to carry out 30 hours consolidated learning and then be assessed on a day that is arranged so that those that have learnt together will be assessed together.

The cost of the course is £350 this includes residential and food.

If anyone is interested please contact Katrina Harris at