Mountain Leader Assessment Summer
  • Plas y Brenin
  • 5 Days
  • 4 People to 1 instructor

Mountain Leader Assessment Summer

  • Hike
  • Mountaineering
  • Mountain Training Award
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Overview

This is a five-day Mountain Leader assessment course that will really test your leadership skills in the hills. You'll need to show that you have all the skills needed to lead groups safely on mountain walks; including strong navigation skills, leadership ability and environmental knowledge. Within the week you’ll take in a three-day expedition with wild camping out in beautiful Snowdonia as your experience on our Mountain Leader training course and consolidation period is put to the test.

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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 assess your previous learning on a Mountain Leader training course and consolidation.
- To make sure you are comfortable and confident with all the skills needed to lead groups safely in the mountains.
- To become qualified as a Mountain Leader so that your future as a Mountain Leader can begin.
 

Itinerary

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

What to Expect


You'll have two quality mountain days with theoretical evening sessions in the centre including a paper exercise, then we’ll go out on a three-day expedition.

Experience Required

Before you book onto a Mountain Leader assessment, make sure you have done the following:

  • Completed a Mountain Leader training course (or have been granted exemption) and a consolidation period prior this assessment.
  • Familiarised yourself with the syllabus
  • Logged a minimum of 40 Quality Mountain Days in three different regions of the UK and Ireland
  • Gained a current first aid certificate, minimum 16 hours and relevant to your work as a Mountain Leader
  • Logged at least 8 nights camping, including at least 4 nights wild camping

 

Why Choose Plas y Brenin?

Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.

If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.

When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.

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

Start your training

Length
5 Days
Start Date
8th July, 2019
Spaces left
2
Cost
£663
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5 Days
Start Date
12th August, 2019
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6
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£663
Length
5 Days
Start Date
26th August, 2019
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7
Cost
£663
Length
5 Days
Start Date
9th September, 2019
Spaces left
6
Cost
£663
Length
5 Days
Start Date
23rd September, 2019
Spaces left
7
Cost
£663
Length
5 Days
Start Date
7th October, 2019
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5
Cost
£663
Length
5 Days
Start Date
21st October, 2019
Spaces left
7
Cost
£663
Length
5 Days
Start Date
18th November, 2019
Spaces left
7
Cost
£663
Length
5 Days
Start Date
9th March, 2020
Spaces left
8
Cost
£663
Length
5 Days
Start Date
23rd March, 2020
Spaces left
8
Cost
£663
This course will help you become

Fully qualified as a Mountain Leader

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