More information on each course is available via the buttons on left.

Weekend courses run from approx 7pm on the Friday evening, through to Sunday afternoon.

 

Training Courses 2017/2018

For your information our National Training Conference this year will be held on 3rd – 5th November 2017 at Glenmore Lodge.

 

Advanced Rigging, Glenmore – 11th – 13th August 2017
Designed for team members with current practical skills and knowledge of the SMR Rigging Practitioner course, or equivalent knowledge and experience level of technical rescue systems.
Social Media, Ochils Mountain Rescue Team Base – 26th August 2017
Introduction to Social Media.
Casualty Care – Train the Trainers – 29th September – 1st October 2017
To help improve the understanding of the Casualty Care Certificate, in particular the thinking behind how the exam process is implemented at the end of the training process. The aim is to discuss: how the exam process works, the control and governance of drugs, question and scenario setting and also training/teaching techniques. We have a limited number of spaces so would like to extend an invitation to each team to send one representative.
Media, Ochils Mountain Rescue Team Base – 7th October 2017
Media course will be an “on camera” media training day looking at presentation & communication skills for TV and radio.
Search Management and Digital Mapping, Kindrogan – 17th – 19th November 2017
SM – Designed for team members who wish to learn or develop their understanding of search management.
DM – Designed for those team members who wish to learn the use of Scottish Mountain Rescue mapping software known as Mountain Map – and how it integrates with search management techniques.
Casualty Care Assessment, Crianlarich Village Hall, Crianlarich – 9th December 2017
An assessment on the current Casualty Care Syllabus. Casualty Care Certificate is the only award recognised by the licensing agreement for the administration of drugs by team members.
Avalanche Essentials, Glenmore Lodge 12th – 13th January 2018
This course will focus on the key issues of avalanche hazard evaluation and the essential team skill of companion rescue with transceivers.
Avalanche Essentials, Glenmore Lodge 13th – 14th January 2018
This course will focus on the key issues of avalanche hazard evaluation and the essential team skill of companion rescue with transceivers.
Avalanche Rescue, Braemar 9th – 11th February 2018
Designed for those team members who have previous experience, knowledge & skills, who wish to refresh, up-date and improve their practical avalanche knowledge and search skills in the field.
Winter Rigging, Carrbridge, 23rd – 25th February 2018
Designed for those team members who can effectively operate without protection on winter Grade I terrain, and have completed the SMR Rigging Practitioner course. The programme will refresh, up-date and improve your practical winter technical rigging  knowledge and rescue skills
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Oban- 10th March 2018
Scottish MR in conjuction with AquaTerra Training are offering a bespoke PPE Inspection Course, covering a variety of subjects.

 

Booking Notes

Course Fees

These courses are fully subsidised for all voluntary Scottish Mountain Rescue members.  Other organisations may apply and successful applications will incur a course fee set at cost price.

To ensure a quality of training most course bookings include accommodation (B&B).  All we ask you to cover is your lunches and evening meals.

To ensure a high level of attendance teams will be invoiced a £80 for each ‘no show’ team member.

Registration & Booking

Course bookings should ideally be done by the team through the Training Officer.  Please email your booking to info@scottishmountainrescue.org 

T: 01479 861370

Booking emails should include following: Team Name, Member Names, Member email address, Course, Course Date and dietary preferences  – confirmation email will be sent.

Scottish Mountain Rescue, formerly known as The Mountain Rescue Committee of Scotland, is a registered Scottish Charity – number SC045003