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About me

Taught in FE for over 30 years working with teenagers and adults but really he was a fell runner 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. He was also involved in delivering off-site safety training to teachers, and youth workers from a number of north-west local authorities.

He has extensive experience of working with all age groups, from primary age through to adults.

John has been working for Outdoor Activities Service and Alternative Adventure since 2006.

He holds:-

Outdoor First Aid,
MT Mountain Leader (summer),
BOF Level 2 Coach,
OTC Mountain Bike Leader Award Level 1,
Archery GB Instructors Award,
RSA Certificate in Off-Site Safety Management
TDLB NVQ Assessor awards D32, D33, D34 & D36
Duke of Edinburgh Gold assessor.