Updated: Local Cave & Mine Leader Training Courses, Dec 2019

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We’ve updated our Panel Course poster, with several places on various courses if you’re keen. 

Notably we’ve a Module 1 Assessment on the 9th of December with one place left, and a Module 3 Assessment on the 12th of December should you want to share an assessment with another candidate. 

Other courses include: 

  • Level 1 Mine Training, 9-10th December
  • Level 1 Mine & Cave Training, 9-11th December
  • Level 2 Training, inc. Tyrolean for Groups, 9-11th December
  • Mine to Cave Transfer Training, 11th December 
  • Tyrolean for Groups Training, 11th December 

If you’d like to book a spot on any of the above, or book your assessment you can do so by filling in the form below

Note a copy of your booking enquiry form will be sent to your invoice address in addition to your own address,

Assessment Candidates, please read

Before presenting for assessment please double check you have the minimum log-book experience as outlined in the BCA Handbook

  • Have at least 1 year cave/mine exploration
  • 30 trips in 10 different systems (including 2 different type of mines for Mine Leader)
  • A proportion of these should be as a leader under supervision
  • Some trips may be above and beyond the remit of the level 1

5 of these must be quality days, defined as satisfying at least 4 of the following. Please nominate and highlight the 5 trips you consider best reflect quality days in your logbook when presented

  • Exploration of a new route or system
  • Incorporate at least 4 or 5 hours underground exploration
  • An experience that develops an individuals caving/mine exploration knowledge, skills and awareness
  • Incorporates skills above the level of the candidates qualification
  • Self led
  • Involve some vertical skills or digging
  • Exploration of a cave that responds to rainfall

Please be prepared to present your log book on request. This can be done by posing or dropping off your log book to Oaklands OEC, or by sending us photos or a scan of your logbook.



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