Mountain Training Association have teamed up with the Met Office to provide this specialist weather workshop specifically to support the syllabi of Mountain Training's qualifications as well as enhancing the knowledge of qualified leaders and instructors in their ability to apply information gained from available forecast information, practically whilst planning and dynamically whilst out in the hills and mountains.
Attendees will be given access to an online self-taught session using the pre-course resources and materials hosted on the new Met Office learning portal (exclusive to attendees) to gain a prior understanding of Airmasses and Weather Fronts. The Met Office plans to send workshop attendees the access details to their online portal 3 weeks before the event is scheduled to run;
The workshop will include:
Aim: To help mountain leaders and hill walkers interpret weather information to assist with planning and safe passage.
By the end of the workshop you’ll be able to:
The workshop is being run by professional Met Office trainers.
The day will include a brief, 30 minute tour of the Met Office facility.
IMPORTANT SECURITY INFORMATION:
Due to necessary security arrangements, the workshop leader, Dr. Mike Reading, will need to meet attendees for this event at the reception and escort you through the building. Please allow some extra time for this in planning your arrival time.
TRAVEL TO THE VENUE:
Full details of how to find the Met Office building and options for sustainable travel can be found here: https://www.metoffice.gov.uk/about-us/contact/in-exeter
This workshop needs a minimum of 4 bookings to run. Attendees will be notified of cancellations or changes to the workshop 2 weeks before the date of the workshop. Attendees will receive a full refund or will have the option to transfer their booking to another available date.
If you are unable to attend the workshop, if cancellations are received up to 6 weeks before the workshop you will receive a full refund; less than 6 weeks but more than 4 weeks before the course: 50% refund; less than 4 weeks before the course date: no refund will be issued.
USE OF YOUR PERSONAL INFORMATION:
Please note, your name and contact information will be shared with the Met Office so that they can contact you for feedback and a six month follow-up survey.
WHAT HAPPENS AFTER THE EVENT
Your CPD record - If you attend this event and it counts as CPD, your CPD point/s will automatically be added to your record in due course - you will not need to add it yourself.
Please allow up to 2 weeks for the workshop provider to complete the event in the system and assign you your CPD, thank you.