Path Map

20 Apr The Mountains & The People

This week the first of this year’s trainees started work on The Mountains and The People project, learning practical conservation skills which they will use to help conserve some of our nation’s most fragile upland habitats.  As anticipated interest in thee paid s month training opportunities was very high with the eight trainees were selected from over 120 applications, 50 of which were invited to a practical assessment day before the successful team was identified.  The trainees first week has been filled with core skills in health and safety, first aid and risk assessment before being introduced to the mountains which will become their home for the next six months.
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29 Mar Path Skills Training Officer (2016-2018)

Location: Aboyne, AberdeenshireRate of Pay: National Minimum WageDuration: 6 months (June – Dec 2016)Application Deadline: 12 Noon – Monday 18th April 2016We are excited to announce that we are now accepting  applications for our 2016 Cairngorms Path Skills Training Course.We seek to identify six enthusiastic and motivated individuals...

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15 Mar Path Skills Training Officer – Cairngorms

A new upland conservation project has started looking for someone to join the team to train volunteers in maintaining upland paths across both of Scotland’s national parks.The Mountains and the People project is being manged by the Cairngorms Outdoor access Trust (COAT) and involves both the Loch Lomond and Trossachs and the Cairngorms Park  Authorities, Forest Enterprise Scotland and Scottish Natural Heritage.
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