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May 2nd, 2018: “The Himalayas by Alan Ward – International Mountain Leader” will be an evening event to raise funds for the CBMRT on Wednesday 2nd May at Cardiff University’s John Percival Building.   The tickets will cost £5 and be bookable in advance.   The illustrated talk will feature treks and expeditions in Nepal and Ladakh.   During the intermission there will be a raffle and over £500 worth of outdoor equipment has already been donated.Read More →

Bigfoot Services Limited are pleased to have helped the CBMRT by supplying them with some replacement CPR training equipment following their depot fire recently. The photograph shows the equipment in action during a recent team training session. Update news from CBMRT: “Training: Basic Life Support (BLS) is an essential life skill for everyone. Each year we take everyone in the team regardless of their role, through a refresher evening. Last night around 30 of the team had a very fun evening discussing the merits of Nelly the Elephant v Staying Alive as the best tool to use to ensure good timing of their compressions. WhileRead More →

Bigfoot Services Limited was established in 2003 to offer mountain skills, first aid and management training on a worldwide basis. Managing Director Alan Ward holds the Summer, Winter and International Mountain leader Awards and is a qualified ISO Lead Auditor. Courses on offer include: MOUNTAIN TRAINING: Hill Skills – Mountain Skills – Lowland Leader Award – Expedition Skills Module – Hill & Moorland Leader Award NATIONAL NAVIGATION AWARD SCHEME (NNAS): Bronze – Silver – Gold – Tutor Award RESCUE EMERGENCY CARE (REC): Level 1 HSE EFAW – Level 2 Outdoor First Aid – Level 3 HSE FAW – Level 5 Travel & Expedition First AidRead More →


December 12th/13th/18th/19th – congratulations to the candidates who completed and passed this health and safety award, well done to all of you.   We’ll be running more of these courses in the 2018 and also, the shorter one day Working Safely course.Read More →

December 7th/8th – congratulations to the seven candidates who completed the course at Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer. March 7th/8th – the next course in South Wales but this course can be delivered anywhere in the UK for private groups.   Off-site Safety Management This course is a must for those involved in planned visits in the UK or overseas. Spread over two days, it offers an in depth look at the safety management issues involved in planning, managing and evaluating local visits, fieldtrips, residentials and exchanges and our programme includes BS8848:2014 workshops.Read More →

October 1st – 4th: I completed this training course and received the certificate shown to support earlier ISO training courses. Audit assistance and general advice is now available for: BS8848:2014 – Specification for the provision of visits, fieldwork, expeditions and adventurous activities outside the United Kingdom. A one day BS8848:2014 workshop is available from Bigfoot Services Limited and a certificate of attendance issued by us ISO9001:2015 – Quality Management Systems ISO14001:2015 – Environmental Management Systems OHSAS18001:2007 – Occupational Health & Safety Management SystemsRead More →

Monday – ISO9001:2008 external audit by QMS of Bigfoot Services Limited — Tuesday – Visit Parkwood Outdoors Dolygaer — Wednesday – CPD training day at a medical facility — Thursday/Friday/Saturday – REC HSE First Aid @ Work (+F) —Read More →