(2022) Update to the Code of Conduct for Gorge-Walking in the Upper Mellte Gorge

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About Course

This course by South Wales Outdoor Activity Providers Group (SWOAPG) is for businesses / organisations and gorge-walking leader who have already completed our course (2021) Using the Upper Mellte Gorge. It will refresh your knowledge about the Code of Conduct for Gorge-Walking in the Upper Mellte Gorge and introduce new elements that have arisen since 2021.

All gorge-walking leaders using must complete this update course before leading groups in this gorge after 1 May 2022.

What Will You Learn?

  • Once you have completed this course, you will have fulfilled the SWOAPG training requirement...
  • ...Allowing you to access after 1 May 2022 the Upper Mellte gorge under the terms of the SWOAPG Waterfall Country Activity Access Concordat

Course Content

Introduction to the Course
This topic will explain some of the features of the 'Learning Management System' we're using to host this course

  • Navigating our ‘Learning Management System’

Code of Conduct, Rules and Advice
This topic will remind you about the Code of Conduct and the rules and advice that gorge-walking groups should follow

Virtual Walk-Through of the Upper Mellte Gorge
This topic will cover 2022 changes 'on-the-ground' for gorge-walking groups in the Upper Mellte gorge

Protecting and Understanding the Gorge Environment
This topic will suggest some ideas by which activity providers can help both to further protect the environment of the gorges and help themselves and their clients to better understand and engage with these special places

Any Questions?
This topic will explain how you can find more information if you have any questions about the SWOAPG Waterfall Country Activity Access Concordat or the Codes of Conduct for Gorge-Walking in Waterfall Country

Sign-Up to SWOAPG
This topic will explain how you can sign-up as a SWOAPG Member (to gain access to the gorges under the terms of the Concordat) or Subscriber (to receive e-mail alerts for ‘critical’ (e.g. safety-related) issues relating to activity provision within the Brecon Beacons and South Wales)

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