Hill And Moorland Leader Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 3 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Hill And Moorland Leader Training

  • Hike
  • Hillwalking
  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

If you want to learn the skills required for effective group leadership in the hill and moorland areas of the UK and Ireland, this is the ideal qualification. It's used extensively by many walk leaders and outdoor instructors as well as those involved with delivering the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. Hill and Moorland Leaders operate in terrain that's generally more remote than that covered by Lowland Leaders, and not as steep or rocky as ground covered by Mountain Leaders. It's based on the Mountain Training syllabus, and you'll get a mix of theory and practical sessions, taking advantage of our excellent classroom facilities as well as Snowdonia's spectacular hills and moorlands. Our highly qualified and experienced instructors will cover weather, group leader responsibilities, risk assessment and dealing with emergencies. Your practical sessions will cover walking, route finding in the hills, navigation and leadership.

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Can I book privately?

Yes. If you would like to book a private course then give us a call to discuss your needs.

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The Objectives

You'll be prepared for your Hill and Moorland Leader assessment.

Itinerary

* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.

What to Expect


You'll spend three days covering a mix of theory and practical skills development which will take in;

Walking and Route Finding

Navigation

Hazards and Emergency Procedures

Equipment

Responsibilities of the Leader

Group Management

Access, Conservation and Environmental Knowledge

Weather

There will be theoretical evening sessions between 5:30-6:30pm and also one practical night navigation after dark.

Experience Required

You must:

  • Be registered for this qualification with Mountain training and be at least 18 years old
  • You should have at least a year’s worth of experience of hill walking
  • Your Mountain Training Dlog should have 20 quality hill days logged
  • You should have an interest in leading groups in the hills
  • You must be a member of a mountaineering council: BMC, Mountaineering Scotland or Mountaineering Ireland (you can join one when you register if you're not already a member)

Learn to lead others in the hills…

We want to help you focus on achieving your goals so if you're staying with us, comfortable accommodation (with WIFI included) and good food are part of the deal, you don't need to think about sorting this out for yourself. Support is on hand from our friendly, and exceptionally well qualified staff, to help develop your understanding and personal skills. They also help you to formulate an appropriate action plan for your further development.

What do I need to bring?
Equipment List
How should I prepare?
Preparation guide
Course Schedule

Start your training

Length
3 Days
Start Date
18th March, 2019
Spaces left
3
Cost
£312
Length
3 Days
Start Date
8th April, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£322
Length
3 Days
Start Date
20th May, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£322
Length
3 Days
Start Date
14th October, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£322
Length
3 Days
Start Date
11th November, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£322
Length
3 Days
Start Date
22nd November, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£322
Length
3 Days
Start Date
16th March, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£322
This course will help you become

Ready to consolidate your experience and go on to a successful assessment

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