Beyond Basics is an advanced challenge course operations training. It’s designed to help practitioners reinforce and improve the requisite technical skills needed to effectively operate a low and high element challenge course program. Emphasis will be on developing a deeper understanding of challenge course systems and cultivating a critical eye for risk management. This workshop prepares challenge course practitioners for the Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner Certification exam. (Testing is optional, you must register for the test separately.)
This workshop will include:
- Review of Level 1 skills: knot tying, proper use and maintenance of equipment, belay skills
- Self belay techniques for challenge course access, set-up and gear retrieval
- Risk management
- Emergency action plans
- Accident prevention and basic rescue procedures
- Specialty element operations as needed such as Flying Squirrel, Pamper Pole/Plank, Zip Wire, Rappel, Holy Cow Swing.
$750.00 Includes registration, workshop manual and lunches during workshop
Adventure Basics Level 1 workshop or equivalent training experience within the last 2-3 years. We can help you determine if this workshop is right for you. Click here and scroll to the bottom for our Level 1 practical skills checklist and other certification support materials.
For more information on our certification program, including sample test questions, re-testing policies, study guides and a self assessment form Click here.
Credits Available Through Plymouth State University's Graduation Program: EE 5120 (2 Credits)