Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training - Colt
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The Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training trains people in a career as trainer for outdoor activities. The COLT was established in 1977 at Strathcona Park Lodge. The course is ideal for outdoor lovers who wish to develop their love of outdoors as more than their hobby.
The Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training aims to cultivate leadership skills and stamina in lovers of outdoors sports. The training inculcates self-sufficiency in students in wilderness as well as urban settings. Teamwork is also emphasized, as is leading a group. Courses offered at the Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training are recognized by Recreational Canoeing Association of Training and Association of Canadian Sea Kayak Guides.
Programs at the Canadian Outdoor Leadership Training include water, land and wilderness training. You learn canoeing, survival techniques, nutrition, kayaking, climbing, mountaineering, camping, glacier exploration etc. All the programs are meant to teach self-reliance to students.
In order to be eligible for this program, participants need to be at least 19. A high school degree is necessary. The applicant must be in good health and abide by the code of conduct as laid down in the program. The courses are recognized under Private Career Colleges Act.
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Introduction to Mountain Travel - Land-Based Components
Lakewater Canoe Instructor (RCABC)
Mountain Journey - Land-Based Components
Ocean Kayaking in Nootka Sound - Water-Based Components
Rock Climbing - Land-Based Components
Sea Kayaking in Tidal Currents - Water-Based Components
Snow and Glacier Travel - Land-Based Components
Squamish Trip - Land-Based Components
Surf Kayak Introduction - Water-Based Components
Whitewater Kayak I - Water-Based Components
Whitewater Kayak II - Water-Based Components
Wilderness First Aid
Boat and Marine
Computer Networking and Internet Security
CPR and First Aid
Instructor and Teacher Training
Recreation, Leisure and Sports
Residential and Home Care Training
Travel, Tourism and Hospitality
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