We’re still here, not been blogging in a while but we have been busy which is good. Firstly watch this space, we have a brand new website being developed which we are really excited about. It will be full of fun, video’s, Tours and testimonials. If you have been to Cappanalea OEC we would love… Continue Reading So what’s Cappanalea OEC been up to over the last while ……
Cappanalea OEC is running an adult Mountain skills training course on Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th November. There will be two course offered Mountain Skills 1 and Mountain Skills 2. Syllabus includes the following: Mountain Hazards Climatic hazards • Temperature, precipitation, wind, lightning, humidity and snow. • Reference to causes of mountain hypothermia. Topographic hazards… Continue Reading Mountain Skills Training Course
Cappanalea OEC has a busy summer season ahead for both young and old. Cappanalea caters for all ability levels from the complete novice to the more experienced we have a course that suits you. For children we have Summer Adventure Holiday Courses during June, July and August. We have Sailing Courses taking places on Caragh… Continue Reading Whats happening this Summer ?
Cappanalea OEC / Kerry Education Service will once again be running the FAS Outdoor Activity Instructor traineeship Programme for 2011/12. The interview process will begin the middle of August with up to 120 potential candidates going through the first phase of the process. From this 120 interviews there will be 24 trainees selected for the… Continue Reading FAS Outdoor Activity Instructor Traineeship 2011/12
The trainee students from the FAS Outdoor Instructor training course are just back form a climbing trip to Wales. The group left on Saturday 30th April and returned home Saturday 7th May. The group based themselves in the Vagabond Hostel, in Betws y Coed which is an hour from Hollyhead. The location, weather and climbing… Continue Reading Rockclimbing in Wales
The FAS Instructor training course began at Cappanalea OEC on the 4th of October 2010. There are 24 trainees on the course. This nine month training course will enable the trainees once the course has been completed to pursue career opportunities in the Outdoor Sector. The Trainees so far have completed their Mountain Skills Assessment,… Continue Reading FAS Instructor Training Course Progress Report
Cappanalea OEC runs a wide and varied level of courses for children and adults alike. Primarily Cappanalea would be associated with Schools, but the centre also works with Adults and courses specifically designed for Adults. Whether it is an Outdoor Development Programme for a work group or Kayaking; Rock climbing; Sailing or Mountain Skills courses,… Continue Reading Adult Courses