Mr Noel Cowan, Project Manager of Action Challenge, is the chief program facilitator. Mr Cowan’s qualifications are listed as follows:
Youth Sector Training
Completion of a training program put together by the Division of Youth called Youth Sector Training. Learning took place in the following areas:
Interpersonal Communication Skills
Group Management Skills
Leadership Styles and Skills
Understanding Youth Needs
Designing of Needs Based Programs
Methods of Evaluation
Certificate of Adventure Based Training
Certificate was issued by The Outlook Training and Resource Centre. Learning took place in the following areas:
Sandra holds the position of company secretary and administration manager. Sandra has fifteen years involvement with outdoor pursuits industry. During the past eight years, she has conducted the rope course activities.
Sandra’s role also includes:
Camp facility manager
Rope course facilitator
Blue Card holder
Sandra has a wealth of experience in the outdoor activity arena and is a very capable team member.
Theory and Practice of the Working Agreement
Implementing the Experiential Learning Model
Programming a Course
Group and Individual Needs
The Adventure model
The ‘Gap’ Concept
Theory and Practice of Program Design
Conducting Reflective Activities
Debriefing Processes: Techniques and Practice
Certificate IV in workplace trainer & Assessor
Certificate in Senior First Aid
Blue Card holder
Member of the Professional Association of Climbing Instructors.
Noel is a Qualified Guide in conducting Outdoor Recreation Activities (including abseiling & challenge ropes courses) which is recognised by the National Training Authority. Noel is also trained in self-rescue and team rescue skills
Experience in the heavy construction industry for a number of years operating cranes, he holds first and second class crane operator tickets.
Noel possesses extensive experience in ropes course design and operation since 1990 with an excellent safety record.