Lowland Leader

About Lowland Leader

The Lowland Leader award has been designed for people who wish to lead groups on day walks in lowland countryside and woodland in summer conditions. The majority of the UK and Ireland is made up of this type of this lowland terrain so you'll never be short of places to go walking.

The leadership opportunities for Lowland Leaders are varied and far reaching, from the South West Coast Path to the Great Glen Way; walking in lowland areas can be no less spectacular than walking high up in the mountains. And 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.

The course is for adults, teachers or students over 18 (17 for training) who would like to lead groups in Lowland terrain and is suitable for D of E training. It is also a great first step into future Mountain Training Awards. Please contact me if you would like to discuss booking this course as an individual or if you have a group of four or more candidates we can arrange a date to suit you. 

The Syllabus
Lowland Leaders should be competent in the following key areas, all of which will be covered during your two day training course.
Leadership Skills and Group Management
Walking Skills
Planning a Walk
Basic Map work and Route Finding Skills
Equipment
Hazards and Emergency Procedures
Environmental Awareness, Conservation
Access and Land Ownership

This link will give you more information about the course http://www.mountain-training.org/walking/skills-and-awards/lowland-leader
Link for Expedition skills module (you need to already have a walking award to attend this course https://www.mountain-training.org/qualifications/walking/expedition-skills-module
 

Lowland Leader. Dates & Courses

Contact me to discuss booking. Please also contact me if you would like to book a different date as an individual or if you have four or more candidates; I can arrange a time and area to suit you. £140 (training), £145 (assessment).

See home page for dates of courses.

 


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