Beecraigs: Volunteer Trail Repair coordinator (Affiliated)

Course Details
Course Dates: 
16 March 2014 - 9:00am - 5:30pm
Course Status: 
Provisional
Price from (£) (Inc VAT): 
0.00
Booking Code: 
943

Safe Working Practice: Trail Checking

This course helps you employ the protocols and best practice techniques to undertake, record and verify mtb trail checks of marked and wild trails.
Making notes is a crucial part of checking trails
Key Content: 

This unique course covers the principles and application of checking mtb trails as part of good practice trail and land management.  It includes:

  • Why trail check? an understanding of responsibilities and litigation
  • Recording protocols, tools and techniques
  • Three methods of trail checking and how you rotate them
  • What to look for on the trail: corridor; surfacing; visibility; signage
  • Categorising repairs
  • Identifying locations needing repairs
  • Management and verification requirements

This course also leads to the Volunteer Trail Repair Co-ordinator course which looks at maintaining mtb trails and liaising between volunteers, dig days and land owners / managers.

Course outcomes: 

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Set up systems of work for trail checks
  • Implement lone-working procedures
  • Check trails for land managers
  • Identify locations that need immediate and future amendment

 

Archive

  • Patron: Her Majesty The Queen
  • President: Jon Snow
  • Chief Executive: Paul Tuohy
  • Cyclists' Touring Club (CTC): A company limited by guarantee, registered in England no.25185. Registered as a charity in England and Wales No 1147607 and in Scotland No SC042541

 

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