This five day assessment course, taking in a three day expedition with wild camping will really test your leadership skills in the hills. You'll need to show that you have all the skills to lead groups, particularly navigation, leadership and environment.
The aim is that you'll be a qualified Mountain Leader and your future as a Mountain Leader begins.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to Expect
You'll have two quality mountain days then be out on a three day expedition. One evening in the centre will include a paper exercise.
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
Make sure have followed your action plan and are ready for this week; those who are ready have a great time…
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.