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We have the following entries in the Exmoor Activity Directory for Training Courses

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First Aid – Appointed Persons

This 1 day course will provide those required to act as an Appointed Person with the necessary knowledge and the confidence to act responsibly.

AIM:To define the expectations of an ‘Appointed Person’ and to provide the necessary information to enable those with this responsibility to respond appropriately in emergency situations.

By the end of the course participants will:

Understand their role, and the limits of their responsibilities, as an Appointed person

Be confident in assessing and responding appropriately in an emergency

Be able to provide the necessary training and support for staff at their workplace

Understand and be able to implement relevant Company procedures and record keeping

Horizon Training Centre, Bathpool, Taunton

ViSTA, Suite 1, Bank Chambers, Cheapside, Langport, Somerset TA10 9PD
01458 259487 or 253599, email:, website:

Start Date: 06/04/2005   Cost: Free to members, £40

 Duration: 1 Day, 9.30am-4.30pm

Contact Name:  

First aid course appointed person

First aid course appointed person on Saturday February the 19th 9.30am-5.00pm at a cost of
To be held at
unit 1,
48 Beacon Lane
Please confirm your intention to attend by e-mailing and sending a cheque to below.
Cheques to be made payable to SMART COACHING.
Belle Vue Rd
Thanks Sallie

(07813) 036789

Start Date: 19/02/2005   Cost: £29


Contact Name: Burnham Sallie Phone: 01392276122  e-mail:

Running Effective Voluntary & Community Groups - Training Programme

In response to demand from West Somerset groups, WS Voluntary Sector Forum has arranged for Richard Crowe Associates to deliver this training in West Somerset during the Autumn. The sessions are aimed at volunteers and staff of voluntary and community groups based in West Somerset. Dates and further details to follow. People are encouraged to attend all of the sessions, but some places will be available on each session for those wanting to learn more about a particular topic.

Further information, and to book your place, Contact:, 01643 707484, c/o 7 Quirke Street, Minehead .

Session 1: Constituting your group, running effective meetings, the purpose of committees, roles of the Chair, Secretary and Treasurer, membership.

Session 2: Developing a project proposal, budget preparation & management, action planning, identifying potential sources of funding.

Session 3: Health and Safety, disclosure and child protection, equal opportunities, disability discrimination.

Session 4: Publicity for your project, evaluating your project, exit strategies.

 Cost: Places on the course are FREE.


Organised by: West Somerset Voluntary Sector Forum

Contact Name: Stone Carol Phone: 01984635328  e-mail:


Archery - GNAS leaders course

Qualification title: GNAS Leader

The course is for 4 days and will include all instruction, registration and practical exam at a cost of £180 per person (non residential).

Accommodation can be provided in a shared self catering cottage for £10 per person per night.

Depending upon demand we could also lay on a basic breakfast, lunch and evening meal package.

Contact Louise for more on or on (01643) 831 259.

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Start Date: 18/04/2005   Cost: £180

 Duration: 4 Days

Organised by: Simonsbath House Hotel

Contact Name: Flagg Louise Phone: 01643831259  e-mail:


BOF level 1

Qualification title: Level One

A course that gives a practical introduction to teaching orienteering within the confines of a safe controlled site, such as school grounds. It covers progression of teaching exercises using indoor areas, school grounds and small permanent orienteering courses.

Candidates aged 16+. Geared towards Orienteers and group leaders i.e. Scout leaders.

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Start Date: 26/02/2005   Cost: BOF members £10. Non members £30

 Duration: 9.30 – 17.00

Organised by: British Orienteering Federation

Contact Name: Watkinson Celia Phone: 0117 9688627  e-mail:

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