RAKTDA Hiking Trail Leader September '23
OFFICIAL RAKTDA Hiking Trail Leader Course Saturday 16th September (Minimum 3 Participants)
- 3,000 UAE dirhamsAED 3,000
- Jebel Jais Rd
September 2023 Sat 16th-Jebel Jais Trail 7 am-1 pm Sun 17th-Jebel Jais Trail 7 am-1 pm Mon/Tue/Wed/Thur. -Online Training 6 pm-8 pm Sat 23rd-Jebel Jais Trail 7 am-1 pm Sun 24th-Assessment 7 am-1 pm # Explore the Hajar Mountains: RAKTDA Certified Hiking Trail Leader Course Join us for an unforgettable adventure in the UAE's Hajar Mountains! Become a Certified Hiking Trail Leader and lead groups on established trails, whether you're new to hiking or experienced. ## About the Course Our RAKTDA Certified Hiking Trail Leader Course equips you with: - Trail Leadership Essentials - Navigation and Environmental Awareness - Customer Relations and Communication You'll gain the skills needed to guide groups safely and professionally. ## Who Should Attend? - Beginners looking to enter adventure tourism. - Experienced hikers aiming to lead hiking tours. ## What You'll Learn - Roles and responsibilities of a Hiking Trail Leader. - Pre-trip preparations and risk assessment. - Customer communication and intercultural awareness. - The region's rich history, culture, and diverse flora and fauna. ## Certification and Opportunities Upon course completion, receive a RAKTDA-recognized certification. It opens doors to: - Work with registered organizations. - Start your own hiking business with a RAKTDA license. ## What to Bring Essentials: - Water: Minimum [specify liters] per day. - Electrolytes: Vital for mountain terrain. - Clothing: Lightweight and moisture-wicking. - Hat and sunglasses for sun protection. - Hiking shoes/boots for safety. ## Registration Secure your spot [. Early registration is advised. ## Course Details Start Date: **September 16, 2023** Duration: 2 Weekends. 4 Evenings online. Location: Hajar Mountains ## Join the Adventure! Embark on a fulfilling career in hiking and adventure tourism. Secure your spot and explore the Hajar Mountains with us!
**Booking, Cancellation, and Attendance Policy** 1. **Course Duration and Timings:** - Single-day activities vary in duration: approx. 3 hours (introductory), approx. 4-5 hours (intermediate), approx. 5-7 hours (advanced). - Workshops span 2 days,. - Certified courses are 4 days (usually 2 weekends) with 4 online sessions in the evenings from 6 pm to 8 pm. - All activities commence at 7 am. 2. **Booking Advance Notice:** - All participants are required to book at least 24 hours in advance before the scheduled activity or course start time. 3. **Instructor-Client Ratio:** - Each session will have 1 fully certified instructor for every 10-15 clients. This will depend on the activity and the location taking place. 2 instructors may sometimes be required for certain activities. 4. **Booking Window:** - Participants can book as soon as the activity or course becomes available. 5. **Payment Method and Timing:** - Only online payments are accepted, and each participant must book and pay 24 hours before the activity or course. 6. **Cancellation and Rescheduling:** - Participants must provide a minimum of 48 hours notice to cancel an activity or course. - No refunds are issued; instead, rescheduling to the next available date for that same activity or course is allowed. - Failure to attend the rescheduled activity date renders the booking place unavailable to the participant. Any and all refunds will not be permitted. 7. **Minimum Participation Requirements:** - Single-day activities require a minimum of 4 participants. - Certified RAKTDA courses require a minimum of 3 participants. - Skills workshops require a minimum of 1 participant. 8. **Cancellation Reasons and Evidence:** - Any nonattendance must be supported by evidence. - Medical reasons require an official, stamped, and authorized medical note from a registered UAE doctor. - Lateness, social engagements, or non-medical reasons are not considered valid for rescheduling without 48 hours notice. 9. **Medical Questionnaire and Health Considerations:** - All participants must complete a medical questionnaire. - Participants must have sufficient fitness and health to attend their chosen activity. - If fitness or health is in question, an official medical note is required to confirm eligibility. 10. **Attendance Tracking:** - Attendance is based on the number of participants present at the scheduled start time. - Participants arriving late are issued a warning and allowed no more than 10 minutes maximum. - Exceeding the 10-minute limit without providing 48 hours' notice is considered a no-show with no rescheduling or refund. Please read and understand this policy carefully before booking. We are committed to ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience for all participants. Your cooperation with these guidelines is greatly appreciated.