Beyond Basics: Level 2 Training

Beyond Basics is an advanced challenge course operations workshop. It’s designed to help practitioners reinforce and improve the requisite technical skills needed to effectively operate a low and high challenge course program. Emphasis will be on developing a deeper understanding of challenge course systems and cultivating a critical eye for risk management. This workshop prepares challenge course practitioners for the Level 2 Challenge Course Practitioner Certification test. (Testing is optional, you must register for the test separately.)

This workshop will include:

  • Review of basic skills: knot tying, proper use, and maintenance of equipment, belay skills.
  • Self-belay techniques for challenge course access, set-up, and gear retrieval.
  • Risk management.
  • Emergency action plans.
  • Accident prevention and basic rescue procedures.
  • Specialty element operations as needed such as Flying Squirrel, Pamper Pole/Plank, Zip Wire, Rappel, Holy Cow Swing.

Prerequisite: Adventure Basics Level 1 workshop or equivalent experience within the last 2-3 years. We can help you determine if this workshop is right for you.  Click here for our Level 1 Skills Assessment checklist.