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Antarctic Pre-Deployment Training Course

Halley (Z) Team - 1971
Halley (Z) Team - 1971

If you are going South with BAS for the first time you will be expected to attend our pre-deployment training course. You should also make sure you have read the Participants Handbook which provides an essential guide to going south with BAS.

You may also like to take a look at the welcome letter from current winterers at Rothera, Halley, Bird Island and King Edward Point.

Training dates and course summaries

Pre-deployment training, including First Aid (Plus and Refresher), Oil Spill Response and Field Course

Arrangements for non-residents

Registration, directions and meals for non-residential attendees

Arrangements for residents

Registration, directions, accommodation and meals for those staying at Girton College

Winter Teams Training Week

More details about the field course including programme, accommodation, location and transport

HR Policies and Procedures

BAS policies, procedures and culture


Organiser: Chris Aldridge

Coordinator: Dave Wattam

Pre-Deployment Training 2014 photo

Girton Pre-Deployment Training 2014