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ANNOUNCEMENT: Training at Northern and Southern CHECC 2019

Bratchley

New member
Hello everyone!

It is time to get signed up to the March 2019 regional CHECC training events! Here are the details:

***NORTHERN CHECC 2019***

The event will be held on the weekend of 9-10th March 2019 at Bull Pot Farm and a variety of training is on offer. These are:

RESCUE WORKSHOP
- This will be kindly run by the Cave Rescue Organisation
- Where? Clapham CRO rescue HQ.
- Start time: 10:30am Saturday
- This will cover rescue techniques, with elements of vertical but mostly horizontal, with some first aid and other usefuls.
- There will be a break between 13:00-14:00 for lunch (bring your own or buy locally in Clapham)
- Space for 20 attendees.

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
- This will be kindly run by Brendan Hall.
- Where? Meet at Bullpot Farm.
- Start time: 10:00am Sunday
- You are encouraged to bring your own equipment to train on.
- The underground location will be decided on the day weather-depending.
- There are 5 spaces available for the underground session but the morning theory session can be attended by many more.

SRT WORKSHOPS
- This workshop is kindly being run by SUSS.
- Where? Inglesport Climbing Wall in Ingleton
- Start time: 10:00am Saturday
- Bring any SRT kit you or your club have for you to use.
- There are 10 spaces on this workshop.

SURVEY WORKSHOP
- This workshop is being run by Rostam Namaghi.
- Where? Meet at Bullpot Farm
- Start time: 10:00am Sunday
- The session will include the basics of cave surveying, both electronic and manual.
- There are spaces for around 10 people on this workshop. Equipment can be shared and the workshop can be done in groups.
- You are encouraged to bring your own survey kit or borrow from your club. CHECC will have limited survey equipment to lend out for the workshop.


***SOUTHERN CHECC 2019***

The event will be held on the weekend 30-31st March 2019 at the South Wales Caving Club with a similar variety of training:

RESCUE WORKSHOP
- This will be kindly run by the South and Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team.
- Where? SWCC Rescue Store.
- Start time: 10:00am Saturday
- This will cover rescue techniques, mostly horizontal, with some first aid and other usefuls.
- The morning will likely be theory with a rescue practice in OFD in the afternoon.
- There will be a break for lunch whilst still at SWCC.
- Space for 20 attendees.

PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
- This will be kindly run by Stuart Gardiner.
- Where? Meet at SWCC Long Common Room.
- Start time: 10:00am Saturday
- You are encouraged to bring your own equipment to train on.
- The underground location will likely be OFD Top Entrance into OFD2.
- There are 5 spaces available for the underground session but the morning theory session can be attended by many more.

SRT WORKSHOPS
- These are kindly being run by Andrew McLeod et al.
- Where? SWCC Party Quarry.
- Start time: 10:00am Saturday & Sunday
- Bring any SRT kit you or your club have for you to use.
- There are 10 spaces on this workshop per day.

SURVEY WORKSHOP
- This workshop is currently seeking a trainer. If you can help, please get in touch!
- Where? Meet at SWCC Small Common Room.
- Start time: 10:00am Sunday
- The session will include the basics of cave surveying, both electronic and manual.
- There are spaces for around 10 people on this workshop. Equipment can be shared and the workshop can be done in groups.
- You are encouraged to bring your own survey kit or borrow from your club. CHECC will have limited survey equipment to lend out for the workshop.

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IMPORTANT:

To sign up, get in touch: checc.committee AT gmail.com. Don't wait for someone else to sign you up, if you want to train, give us a shout!

Once the spaces on the workshops are gone you will be added to a reserve list.

Cheers!

Josh
CHECC Training Officer

P.S. If you can assist with any of the training, especially SCHECC Survey Workshop, please get in touch!
 
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