Trail Construction Training Course - Outdoors Great Southern

Trail Construction Training Course


Training provided by world-class trail builder Nick Bowman

We are excited to be organising a Trail Construction Training Course on the 26-27 November 2019.

The course is for those with an interest in gaining entry-level employment in trails construction, as well as businesses and land managers wanting to up-skill current staff.

What’s included?

  • 2 x half-day theory sessions covering different aspects of trail planning and construction
  • 2 x half-day hands-on training at various locations
  • Lunch and morning tea provided daily
  • Opportunity to connect with trail builders in the region

The course runs from 9am – 5pm over two days (Tuesday 26 and Wednesday 27 November). The first half of the day focuses on theory, and the second half will be spent doing hands-on work on a number of trails.

Cost: $150pp for waged/businesses; $75pp for unwaged/students.

About the Trainer:

Nick Bowman from Destination Trails Pty Ltd. Specialising in creating trails for all ages and abilities, Nick has over 15 years’ experience as a mountain bike trail advocate and 14 years as a professional trail designer and builder. This experience, along with his time at IMBA Australia, has ensured that Nick has become an accepted expert in delivering sustainable trails and in particular, the implementation of the IMBA guidelines for trail difficulty ratings, design and development, within Australian’s unique ecosystems. Complimentary to all this expertise, Nick has the skills and talent to negotiate safely through the Australian political landscape to make sure trails can become a reality for all sectors of the community.

Places are limited. Register today.