Upcoming Courses

24th - 26th February 2017. The Mountain Training Hill and Moorland Leader Award is for leaders wishing to take groups into moorland areas in the UK, including the Peak District, Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Yorkshire Dales and the Cheviots. This award is an opportunity to learn the leadership skills required to feel confident about taking people out walking and focuses on non-mountainous terrain. Subjects covered include navigation, hazards, emergency procedures and group management...
1st March 2017. The Outdoor Learning Cards (OLC) developed by the Outdoor Education Advisors Panel (OEAP) and cover 4 main areas: Team building, Orienteering, Bouldering and Journeying. There are 50 cards in total which come with a handbook and CD of further resources and feedback from schools is that they are great for encouraging and improving the provision of high quality outdoor activities in schools...
3rd - 5th March 2017. The Mountain Training Expedition Skills Module is an optional module available to walking leaders. It's an opportunity to increase your skills where you will be trained and assessed (together) to lead groups on multi day camping expeditions. The flexibility of the module makes it useful for Lowland Leaders, Hill and Moorland Leaders and Mountain Leaders in terrain and conditions within the scope of their respective leadership award...
16th - 17th March 2017. These courses focus on first aid in the outdoors environment and satisfy the requirements of most outdoor National Governing Body Awards including Mountain Training. They involve 16 hours (2 days) of tuition, developing skills throughout this period based on situation assessment and casualty examination and will include an element of assessment...

Popular Courses

Outdoor First Aid

The aims of this 2 day course are to enable participants to recognise when someone has a medical emergency and be able to immediately give the appropriate assistance at first aid level.

Hill & Moorland Leader Award

The Hill and Moorland Leader Award is for leaders wishing to take groups into moorland areas in the UK, including the Peak District, Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Yorkshire Dales and the Cheviots.

Low Ropes & Biking Leader

These in house courses equip visiting staff with the skills and knowledge to lead safe and fun sessions on our Low Ropes course and using our bikes on the onsite Bike Trail and the nearby Monsal Trail.

Educational Visits Coordinator

An essential training course for staff who fulfill the Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC) role in schools in conjunction with the EVOLVE system.  Every school should have a trained Educational Visits Coordinator.

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