The award is provided by the Association of Heads of Outdoor Education Centres (AHOEC). Gold Standard is AHOEC’s quality scheme, developed to go beyond the standards set by the LOtC Quality Badge, AAIAC Adventuremark and AALA. Encompassing not just safety but also the best quality of provision.
Peak Venture was awarded the Gold Standard following a rigorous inspection which assessed the centre not only to do with the quality of learning opportunities but also cover leadership, environmental sustainability and demands evidence of continual improvement.
Further details about the award can be found on the AHOEC website