UAE Mountain Leader Training INFORMATION
Official RAKTDA Course
- 5,000 UAE dirhamsAED 5,000
- Hajar Mountains
**Become a RAKTDA Mountain Leader with Hajar Mountain Adventures!** Are you ready to embark on a thrilling journey through the magnificent Hajar Mountains? Our RAKTDA Mountain Leader Training Course is your ticket to leading groups into mountainous terrain for single-day, overnight, or multi-day trips. Here's why you should join us: **Comprehensive Training:** Our course covers everything you need to know, from map reading and compass use to navigational aids, expeditions, campcraft, and safety protocols. We leave no stone unturned to ensure you're well-prepared for mountain adventures. **RAKTDA Accreditation:** We are the ONLY organization granted permission to run RAKTDA certified courses. Our training paves the way for license application, opening up exciting opportunities for you in the world of adventure tourism. **Promoting Safety and Enjoyment:** The Mountain Leader Award was established to promote the safe enjoyment of hills and mountains. We provide both Training and Assessment Courses, equipping you with the technical and group management skills necessary to lead in the Hajar Mountains' stunning landscapes. **A Holistic Approach:** Leading in the mountains is about more than technical skills. It's a blend of experience and personal leadership qualities. Our course emphasizes skills that may be challenging to learn independently, ensuring you're fully equipped for the role. **Multifaceted Skills:** Mountain Leaders must master a wide range of skills and knowledge, from group management to navigating challenging terrain. Our course hones your ability to handle diverse challenges simultaneously. **Group Dynamics:** Effective leadership isn't just about navigation; it's about caring for the group's well-being while exploring the mountains. Our training teaches you to select objectives tailored to your group's abilities, motivation, and the current conditions. **Thorough Planning:** Leaders need to plan meticulously, considering factors like permissions, medical information, and transportation. We guide you through all planning considerations to ensure seamless adventures. **Legal Compliance:** Ensuring that your group complies with current laws is paramount. Our course equips you with the knowledge to keep your activities within the bounds of legal regulations. Join us on this transformative journey, and unlock the incredible world of mountain leadership. Discover the beauty of the Hajar Mountains while learning the skills needed to lead.
**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.