Lowland Leader Award Training
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 2 Days
  • 6 People to 1 instructor

Lowland Leader Award Training

  • Hike
  • Hillwalking
  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

You want to lead groups in lowland countryside. You'll prepare for your Lowland Leader assessment on this two day course covering the Mountain Training syllabus. You'll cover the areas you need to lead groups on day walks in lowland countryside and woodland in summer conditions, including; leadership skills and group management, walking skills planning a walk, basic mapwork and route finding skills, equipment hazards, and emergency procedures. We'll also look at; environmental awareness, conservation, access, and land ownership. Our friendly, highly qualified instructors will put you through your paces on this mostly practical course, to hone your skills in these areas.

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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

To help prepare you for your Lowland leader assessment.

Itinerary

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

What to Expect


You'll spend two days covering the key elements from the Mountain Training syllabus

Leadership Skills and Group Management

Walking Skills

Planning a Walk

Basic Mapwork and Route Finding Skills

Equipment

Hazards and Emergency Procedures

Environmental Awareness, Conservation, Access and Land Ownership

There will be theoretical evening sessions between 5:30-6:30pm.

Experience Required

You must register with Mountain Training prior to commencing the course. Copies of the syllabus, and details of how to register are available from www.mountain-training.org Prior to attending the training you should have logged a minimum of ten varied walks in Lowland terrain where the use of a map is required or have attended a Hill or Mountain Skills course recognised by Mountain Training. Ensure your online logbook is fully completed with your experience prior to attending this course. You will benefit most from the course if you are fit and have some experience of using a map and compass. You must be at least 17 years old

with campaigns such as Britain on Foot and Walking for Health proving really popular, there’s never been a better time to be a walking leader.

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

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Length
2 Days
Start Date
16th February, 2019
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2
Cost
£227
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18th March, 2019
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6
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£227
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2 Days
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30th March, 2019
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6
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£227
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2 Days
Start Date
8th April, 2019
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6
Cost
£234
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2 Days
Start Date
25th May, 2019
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6
Cost
£234
Length
2 Days
Start Date
19th August, 2019
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6
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£234
Length
2 Days
Start Date
17th October, 2019
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6
Cost
£234
Length
2 Days
Start Date
15th February, 2020
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6
Cost
£234
Length
2 Days
Start Date
29th February, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£234
Length
2 Days
Start Date
16th March, 2020
Spaces left
6
Cost
£234
This course will help you become

ready to consolidate your experience and to progress to your Lowland Leader Assessment

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