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About us


Alternative Adventure & Outdoor activities Services

Qualified Professionals Delivering Quality Courses and Activities

t: 01254 704898 e: oas@altadv.co.uk

The Association of Mountaineering Instructors and Mountain Training England Outdoor activities and courses
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About me

JOHN McINTOSH  taught in FE for 30 years with youngsters and adults. A fellrunner and orienteer, walker and mountain biker.

His teaching  included Public Services courses with responsibility for Navigation and Adventurous Activity units which lead to gaining some of his outdoor activity awards. For many years he organised residential trips with an emphasis on team building and problem solving activities. His was also involved in delivering off-site safety training to teachers, and youth workers from a number of north-west local authorities. He is a voluntary ranger with a local Countryside Service and coaches young athletes at Rossendale Harriers. John has been working for Outdoor Activities Service and Alternative Adventure fsince 2007.

He holds:-

ITC First Aid, 

MLTE Walking Group Leader Award, 

BOF Level 2 Coach, 

OTC Mountain Bike Leader Award Level 1, 

GNSA Archery Leaders Award,

 RSA Certificate in Off-Site Safety Management

TDLB NVQ Assessor awards D32, D33, D34 & D36.

MLTA Member

IfOL member 

John, along with other OAS staff, attends seminars and training offered by professional bodies including BMC, MLTA, IfOL, NICAS and in-house staff development days.

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