Everyday we interact with families, colleagues, friends and acquaintances. What if each interaction could be more meaningful, productive or mutually beneficial? Are you aware of your engagements? Are you giving the most you can from each and every encounter?
This 8-day certificate course encourage teamwork and leadership like no other classroom. Participants will travel to the most secluded sections of the Northeast of Hong Kong in this 8 day journey; learn to navigate sailboat, practise sea kayaking skills, and discover a remote and beautiful marine ecosystem in Wong Wan Chau. It is a fine balance for those with less flexible schedules, this condensed programme ignites and builds upon new ideas and formulates tangible action plans for how to achieve these. Return home with newfound confidence, teamwork, and leadership skills!
Take advantage of the Continuing Education Fund (CEF) to gain up to 80% reimbursement after completing one of the approved programmes below:
8-Day Outward Bound Certificate Course
8 days 7 nights
18 - 65
OUTWARD BOUND HONG KONG (OBHK)
Interpersonal and interpersonal skills for the workplace
Expedition-style - Land and/or Sea kayaking. Groups will leave base on the first day of course, and not return to base until the last day of the course. The group will be moving to a new campsite every night as you travel along your expedition route.
We maintain a high staff to participant ratio (1:6). There will be 12 participants maximum per group plus 2 instructors, which is our safety ratio for all groups of all age.
Continuing Education Fund Reimbursable up to 80%
Outward Bound Hong Kong - Tai Mong Tsai Base
210 Tai Mong Tsai Base, Sai Kung, New Territories
The following is an example of what your itinerary may look like. Your actual course plan will vary according to permitting, weather, participant skills and abilities, and instructor planning/ assessment.
Arrive half an hour before your start time. This gives you time to proceed to the meet up point and await your group members.
We recommend you wear course clothing and shoes.
The most important part is what the material is made from, not its brand name.
In general, avoid cotton/ cotton blends and stick to synthetic fabrics like polyester or natural fibers like silk and wool. Being dressed for the course will also further efficiency on your first day.
Previous swimming and kayaking experience are not necessary. We will teach you the skills for wilderness journey both interpersonal and technical skills. Technical skills include: how to pack appropriately, navigation, and to cook your group meals over stoves and pots washing.
The CEF aims to subsidise adults (aged 18 to 70) with learning aspirations to pursue continuing education and training.
Applications for fee reimbursement for CEF course(s) which commenced on or after 1st April 2019 must be submitted within one year upon the successful completion of the courses and before the applicants reaching the age of 71. Late applications will not be accepted.
The amount of reimbursement computed by this subsidy calculator is based on the CEF account information and the CEF course details you enter below and is for general reference only.
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