Wilderness Advanced First Aid - Winter 2023
The WAFA is a comprehensive medical training course designed for outdoor recreationalists or wilderness trip leaders who venture into moderately remote and challenging environments. The content is significantly more detailed than the Wilderness First Aid course, including emphasis on common critical body system problems and environmental topics.
2-5 December 2023
The course will start at 9 a.m. on Saturday, 2nd December 2023 and will finish at approximately 6 p.m. on Tuesday, December 5th 2023.
COURSE LOCATION & TRAVEL INFO
Outward Bound Center : 104, rue de la Molignée, 5537 Anhée, Belgium
The Outward Bound Center can easily be reached by car.
The nearest train station is Yvoir, at about 4 kms from the Outward Bound Center.
If you plan on taking a plane to Belgium, the easiest way to get to our course house is by flying to Brussels (not Brussels South – Charleroi!) and taking a direct train from Brussels to Yvoir.
ACCOMMODATION & CATERING
The new Outward Bound Center offers 12 double/triple bedrooms.
All meals (from lunch on day 1 until lunch on the last day) will be provided by Outward Bound: breakfast and lunch in self catering, dinner will be delivered by a caterer.
You may arrive the evening of December 1st and/or stay until the morning of December 6th if this is more convenient for you. The additional cost of 40€ will be charged per extra overnight stay (breakfast included). Please be aware that we don’t offer any catering on December 1st.
Early bird (enrolment and deposit received before September 2nd 2023)
€ 747,00 (*)
Lazy bird (enrolment and deposit received between September 3rd and November 22nd 2023)
€ 830,00 (*)
Multiple enrollment (when 2 or more people of 1 organization register for a Wilderness First Aid 2023 Winter course at Outward Bound Belgium, same invoice details will be used)
€ 747,00 (*)
for members of climbing and caving federations and students of the Adventure Therapy program (please send us a copy of your membership card)
€ 706,00 (*)
Extra overnight stay (on December 1st or December 5th, breakfast included) (**)
(*) 21% VAT not included
(**) if you plan on enrolling both for the WAFA and the WAFA to WFR Bridge course 2023, the overnight stay(s) between those programs will not be charged
HOW TO REGISTER
Please complete the form, and deposit €200,00 registering on Outward Bound’s bank account(1) to reserve your place with mention of your name and ‘Deposit – WAFA Winter 2023.
(1) Outward Bound Training Center NV
Sluisstraat 79/3.1 – 3000 Leuven – Belgium
IBAN BE31 2300 5088 0055 (different account number than in the past!)
BIC : GEBABEBB
After registration and payment of the deposit, you will receive an enrolment key which will give you access to your WMA course materials on the WMA moodle platform. WMA utilizes this learning management system for pre-course paperwork (i.e. waivers) and to disseminate information.
You will receive an invoice for the remainder of the sum. Payment of the invoice must take place no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the WAFA course. Outward Bound Belgium™ reserves the right to deny access to the course to any registrant who has not paid in full prior to the start of the course.
Contact Sofie Coekaerts or Elodie Meulemans