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Level 6 Wales overnight “Adrenaline Adventure” Zipworld, Snowdonia

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Blaenau Ffestiniog

LL41 3NB

United Kingdom

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Aim of trip:

To provide Level 6 students with a final ‘individualised residential as a celebration and farewell’ to the end of the course. There will be a specific focus on “adrenaline fuelled / extreme” activities both for participation and for research into business/operational issues and employer engagement opportunities to help in post -graduation career progression

Objectives of trip:

  1. 1. Develop personal, social and reflective skills as a celebration of the final Level 6 year of the course
  2. 2. Visit contemporary commercial adventure venues and learn about the design and operation of such provision which maximises use of the natural landscape with artificial provision
  3. 3. Provide industry liaison and networking for future career opportunities
  4. 4. Participation in adrenaline fuelled activities to apply theory to practice

Units this trip contributes to: Sociology of Adventure & Extreme Sports / Coaching units / Work Based Professional Studies / Managing Service Operations / Adventure & Extreme Sports Experiences. This unit also reinforces & applies theory & practice covered in Level 4 units such as Introduction to the Outdoor Adventure Industry & Activity Safety Operations.

Proposed outline programme:

Day 1

Departure from EPT: 7am (TBC but if full no.s attend)

Arrival Zipworld Caverns: 12.30-13:30 approx.(depending on traffic)

Zipworld Caverns activities: 13.30 group 1

(subject to change depending on no.s) 15:30 group 2

Depart to local Bunkhouse & dinner: 19:00-23:00

(S/C dinner or local pub dinner at extra cost)

Day 2

Reveille (pack up) & S/C breakfast 09:00

Meet Surf Snowdonia 09:30

Tour & Talk 9.30-11:00

Rural stop off for refreshments& view 11:00-12noon

Final pack up / departure 12noon

Arrival back at EPT 17:00-18:00 approx. (depending on traffic)

Please note that the programme is subject to change

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Zipline is NOT included due to weather / logistical issues

The trip also supports extra-curricular development: focusing on industry / career networking (employer engagement) to aid future destination progression after graduation

TO BOOK YOUR PLACE (& further information) IMPORTANT

You will be sent an Eventbrite invitation & you MUST use Eventbrite to book your place – deadline: 5pm FRIDAY 19th JANUARY 2018. Failure to book your place via Eventbrite will mean that you will not have a place on the trip. Please note that this field trip requires significant time and effort in terms of logistics (ie risk assessments / arranging mini buses / liaison with the centre and accommodation etc) & it has SIGNIFICANT financial implications. Please be aware that if you sign up & then fail to attend the trip then you risk losing the opportunity to attend future trips & will be asked to reimburse the cost of the place. This is the Level 6’s final farewell and celebratory overnight field trip so please engage if you can – because once the course is over we don’t want you to look back and think about what you missed! However if you genuinely do not want to go or CANNOT go then please drop Lynsey an email to confirm (this is not a problem but we do need to know in advance

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