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About me 

Chris Kirkham is a full time outdoor education instructor. He has dealt with groups of all ages and conveys information in a safe, professional manner with excellent inter personal skills. Coming from a previous military background Chris has a huge range of experience in leading groups within the mountainous and upland regions of the UK and Europe. Chris has been working for Outdoor Activities Service and Alternative Adventure for over 7 years now.

He is a qualified Defence handheld GPS instructor and has completed the Offsite Safety Management course.

MT Hill and Mountain Skills Tutor

MT Single Pitch Award, 

MT Summer Mountain Leader, 

UKMLT International Mountain Leader 

First Aid for Mountaineers and Instructors, 

SMBLA Trail Cycle Leader, 

SMLTB Winter Mountain Leader Walking - Training, 

GNSA Archery Leaders Award, 

RYA National Powerboat Certificate, 

NCA Local Cave Leadership Certificate Scheme - Level 1 and Level 2 Training.

MTA Member

IfOL member 

Chris along with other OAS Staff attends seminars and training offered by Professional bodies including BMC, MTA, IfOL, NICAS and in-house staff development days.