Category Archives: SUI Training

SUI training workshops. Generally core caving skills but includes the BCL and CL courses.

Cave Photography Workshop 2014

The SUI Cave Photography Workshop is on the move!  The new date for the workshop is on the afternoon of Saturday 25th October during SUICRO 30 in Cahir, Co Tipperary.  The workshop will consist of a classroom session followed by a short underground trip to practice in the nearby caves.  Entrance to the workshop is […]
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BCL Assessment Day

The SUI is pleased to announce it is running an assessment day for Basic Cave Leader (BCL) award candidates in Co Clare on Saturday June 14th 2014.  The assessment is open to those who have completed the BCL training weekend.  Places are limited so if you want to complete the award please contact SUI ASAP to […]
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NEW: Recognition of Prior Learning and Qualifications

NEW! In certain cases SUI has a facility to recognize the prior experience and learning of experienced cavers and members of the SUI. This is to allow applicants to the training courses (BCL, CL) to be exempted from course pre- requisites so as to facilitate them in taking the training or assessment. The SUI also offers […]
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SUI Training Calendar 2010

Training Dates 2010 March :   19th – 21st       Cave Fundamentals (Clare) April  ;     23rd – 25th      BCL Assesment: (Clare) August  : 21st / 22nd               Provisional Coaching Ireland Tutor Assimilation: (Limerick) Sept :     25th – 26th        BCL training (Clare) For more details or to book a place contact SUI training Officer – John Sweeney
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Postponement of BCL Assessment – 14th November 2009

Please note that the BCL Assessment scheduled for the 14th November has been postponed to a date in the spring, (not yet fixed). If you or your colleagues are intending to apply for assessment, log books must be submitted on or before the date as laid out. This is to facilitate stage one of the […]
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BCL Assessment Weekend

There will be a BCL Assessment Weekend held in Co Clare from 13th November to 15th November 2009. If you feel that you are ready for assessment please submit your log book to arrive no later than 23rd October or present them at the Symposium in Ballyvaughan on the weekend of the 24th October,. The […]
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