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This workshop (or equivalent) is pre-requisites for PA’s Level 1, Level 2 and CCM exams

 Export to Your Calendar 10/1/2018 to 10/3/2018
When: Monday, October 1, 2018
Where: Project Adventure
Beverly, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Keri Hinchion
978-524-4555

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Technical Skills Intensive is Project Adventure’s intermediate workshop for those who have an introductory technical knowledge, either from taking the Adventure Programming or the Adventure Based Counseling workshop, or the equivalent experience. During this workshop, expect to bring your introductory technical skills to the next level. It is ideal for experienced facilitators and those looking to expand their knowledge of technical systems and prepare for taking the Practitioner Certification Level 1 exam.  Participants will: Build on existing skills in knot-tying, belaying and belay team management, spotting, and general facilitation of low and high challenge course elements; Gain a working knowledge of the applications, storage, cleaning, and retirement for a variety of equipment including harnesses, helmets, carabiners and other connectors, belay devices, ropes, self-belay lanyards, and belay set-ups (pulleys, SRDs); Learn and practice self-belayed climbing and other methods of course access as well as descending techniques; Learn more advanced challenge course set-up and take-down procedures including gear retrieval and demonstrate the ability to establish a belay system utilizing pulleys, shear reduction devices, and appropriate connectors and anchorages; Learn Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for a variety of high and low challenge course elements including more advanced high element SOPs for Zip Wire, Pamper Pole/Plank, and Flying Squirrel and low element SOPs for swinging and cabled elements, the 12’ Initiative Wall, and the Trust Fall; Review industry norms and standards (e.g., MA DPS & other state regulations, ACCT standards) and gain an understanding of basic risk management concerns relative to challenge course operations.

https://workshops.pa.org/challenge-course-operations/technical-skills-intensive/

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