May 2017

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This award is suitable for anyone wishing to teach hill and mountain navigation and is certificated by the National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS). Attendance every three years on this course is a pre-requisite for those becoming  NNAS Training Providers. Bigfoot Services Limited generally offer this course in the Brecon Beacons National Park and South Wales but by mutual agreement, we can offer this course anywhere in the UK. Open courses are offered on a regular basis or private courses on request.Read More →

May 22nd, 2017 – another Cardiac Rehab. walk for Andrew Williams (ML) but this time with some steep ascents to test him on steeper group whilst being closely monitored. An enjoyable day out with Andrew Williams when his pulse didn’t rise above 120!Read More →

April 27th, 2017 – Cardiac Rehabilitation Support: comments from Andrew Williams “I have always been active and strong , both in work, 20yrs underground mining,as an Engineering Contractor  and play as a qualified Mountain Leader.  Just over two years ago I began losing my fitness and strength I also developed abdominal pains.  A visit  to my GP saw me down the hospital for an Ultrasound.  A tumour was discovered and successfully operated upon within a week. It was through the CT scan following this treatment that it was found that I had an Ascending Aortic Aneurysm, an undetected trauma injury from an RTA 30yrs ago,Read More →

EXPEDITION MANAGEMENT SKILLS In December Bigfoot Services Limited are running the RGS certificated Off Site Safety Management and a REC certificated Level 4 Expedition First Aid course on December 7th/8th/9th/10th at Beechenhurst in the Forest Of Dean. Evening expedition illustrated talks will also be included to cover long haul destinations such as Everest Base Camp, Mera Peak, Kilimanjaro etc. RGS certificated Off Site Safety Management The Off Site Safety Management course (OSSM) was designed in response to concerns about safety in off-site activities. It addresses the content of legislation in this area and provides an opportunity for attendees to explore the application of the legislationRead More →

April 29th/30th – three candidates passed the award with Day 1 in the Forest of Dean and Day 2 in the Brecon Beacons. The course is available to small private groups with Bigfoot Services Limited. The National Navigation Award Scheme has Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards.Read More →