Definition of Trainers and Instructors Titles and Roles
BLSA Commercial Trainer – Responsible for givingtraining to Commercial Instructors such as activity providers. Training conducted under Commercial Trainers own insurance and risk assessment. Training material provided is Commercial Trainers own work, approved by The BLSA.
BLSA Commercial Instructor – Responsible for giving instruction and supervision to paying customers at activity events such as Stag days, team building etc. Activities are conducted under the Commercial Instructors own insurance and risk assessment.
BLSA Appointed Trainer – Responsible for givingtraining to BLSA members under the BLSA Support Instructor Scheme. Training is conducted under BLSA member insurance.
BLSA Support Instructor – Responsible for giving instruction and supervision as per BLSA Support Instructor Scheme to non-paying members of the public via taster sessions. Instruction and taster session conducted under BLSA Members insurance.
A full list of accredited Instructors and Trainers is listed below and also on the BLSA website in the Members section.
All BLSA Commercial Trainers, Commercial Instructors, Approved Trainers and Support Instructors are current members of the BLSA. Renewing yearly BLSA membership re-validates their qualification. As long as they are members they are accredited by the BLSA.
For new Activity Providers that have completed the BLSA Commercial Instructors course a one off payment of £100 is paid to the BLSA. In return they will receive a BLSA Flag and permission to use the BLSA Logo on their literature.
Names of all personnel who have completed a BLSA Accredited course will be sent by the responsible instructor or Trainer to the BLSA Training Committee. This will allow the Committee to form a database of Activity Providers, Instructors and Trainers.
Names of Trainers, Instructors, Activity Providers and Support Instructors are listed on the BLSA website. If their membership has not been renewed, their name or organisation will be removed from the list and they will no longer be accredited by the BLSA.
2016 Accredited Trainers and Instructors
Richard Bayley K459 - Support Instructor
Authur Bosley K62 - Support Instructor
George Brien K78 - Commercial Instructor, Support Instructor
Sarah Burn K273 - Support Instructor
Rob Burns K150 - Support Instructor
Martin Budd K300 - Support Instructor
John Corkhill K34 - Support Instructor
Graham Deal K166 - Appointed Trainer, Support Instructor
Edward Delahaye K85 - Support Instructor
Nick Dodge K99 - Appointed Trainer, Support Instructor
Nick Glynn K72 - Support Instructor
David Hare K50 - Appointed Trainer, Support Instructor
Steve Harvey K63 - Commercial Instructor, Appointed Trainer, Support Instructor
David Hicks K299 - Support Instructor
Simon Jeffrey K167 - Support Instructor
Patrick Larkin K189 - Commercial Instructor, Support Instructor
Martin Letters IR13 - Commercial Instructor, Support Instructor
Pat Letters IR136 - Commercial Trainer, Commercial Instructor, Appointed Trainer, Support Instructor
Lauren McGavin K172 - Support Instructor
David Miller K1 - Support Instructor
Chris Mumford K61 - Support Instructor
Chris Moore K3 - Commercial Instructor, Appointed Trainer, Support Instructor
Peter Newlands K105 - Support Instructor
Russell Parker K285 - Support Instructor
Tim Seed K15 - Support Instructor
Chris Selway K46 - Appointed Trainer, Support Instructor
Phil Selway K94 - Support Instructor
Robin Smith K302 - Support Instructor
Nick Trollope K173 - Support Instructor
Paul Vincent K52 - Support Instructor