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// Wilderness Risk Technician (TM) / Remote Area Risk Technician (TM)



























The Wilderness Risk Technician (TM) / Remote Area Risk Technician (TM) programme is aimed at remote area and outdoor professionals wanting to increase their risk management knowledge and to demonstrate that, with a highly relevant certification - relating to the activities they undertake and the environments within which they operate...specifically for those outstanding individuals and organisations that want to demonstrate a commitment to remote area and wilderness safety and to have learned from leading experts in the field with genuine experience and expertise.

Our clients come from two broad areas - those who describe their working environment as 'Wilderness' - generally expedition and outdoor practitioners - and those that describe their working environment as "Remote Area' - generally medics, military, extractives sectors, energy, close protection and TV safety professionals. Acknowledging that, we have badged the same programme so that clients can select a certification/badging that is relevant to their sector.

The delivery Faculty are leading names in their respective sectors - remote area Doctors, Paramedics, Nurses, Military Medics, Risk Consultants, SAR Professionals, Fieldwork and Education sector safety experts, Leading remote area sector Duty of Care expert lawyers, subject matters experts, Academics and those who have been involved in drafting leading sector safety standards. Hugely experienced and exceptional educators.

Who is the programme for?

  • Remote Area TV and Media safety operatives

  • Remote Area Operations staff

  • Remote Area Operations Managers

  • Outdoor instructors

  • Expedition Leaders

  • NGOS's

  • Exploration sector operatives

  • Extractives sectors

  • Close protection operatives

  • Field staff

  • University programme managers

  • and many more!

What does it include?

The Programme is delivered as a number of modules throughout the year. There are two levels - Wilderness/Remote Risk Technician and Advanced Wilderness/Remote Risk Technician. The content addresses key risks that will impact typical operations that WRT's/RART's (TM) may face in their fields of operation. We have based the course on experience from our many years of collective experience running remote area operations and dealing with the aftermath of incidents including forensic analysis of incidents - and based on volumes of evidence of what actually goes wrong. Evidence based remote area risk management.

We have sought to bring together a number of strands that we believe will significantly assist individuals becoming rounded in the field of remote area risk. Importantly, the modules include highly respected courses that we would recommend individuals undertake in any event, to promote safety, advance their career and technical knowledge. Add in the expertise of our instructional staff, with a blend of highly relevant content and that is a powerful risk management education experience.

To ensure quality and continuity, modules must be undertaken via ourselves and our delivery Partners. Progression from WRT (TM) to the AWRT (TM) is logical, progressive and organic. To ensure inclusivity at the start of the programme and avoid delegates wasting money when they have undertaken training elsewhere, we may accept equivalents for certain modules, marked with an asterisk*).


Wilderness/Remote Area Risk Technician:

Advanced Wilderness Risk Technician (list includes subjects from the standard WRT programme):

Is there Progression from this?

Watch this space !

Venue: The National Outdoor Centre, Plas y Brenin, Snowdonia, plus live delivery of some educational modules by zoom.

Dates: The WRT course is made up of a variety of modules that we deliver throughout the year. Delegates may book on and undertake modules as and when suits them. 

We do give Accredited Prior Learning for those who have already undertaken one or more of these courses with us.

Cost: Costs for individual modules can be found on the respective web pages.

Enrolment: Delegates need to contact us before they start the programme so we can monitor and support their journey through the programme.

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