Additional information for trip leaders.

Qualifications and other assurances

All our staff hold the appropriate National Governing Body awards and qualifications for the activities they deliver. These include qualifications administered by UKCC / British Canoeing (Paddlesports), and Mountain Training (Walking and Climbing qualifications).

OENW holds an AALA licence, (ref. R2397)

An AALA licence "indicates that the provider has been inspected by the Adventure Activities Licensing Service on behalf of the Adventure Activities Licensing Authority, with particular attention being paid to their safety management systems with young people, and has been able to demonstrate compliance with nationally accepted standards of good practice in the delivery of adventure activities to young people" 

David Snowball, Chair, Adventure Activities Licensing Authority

(Find out more about AALA here.)

Our staff are members of the relevant bodies where appropriate - British CanoeingMountain Training AssociationAssociation of Mountaineering Instructors, and all complete regular and relevant CPD.

OENW hold public liability insurance with Park Insurance. Details available on request.


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