SILVER AWARD - NATIONAL NAVIGATION AWARD SCHEME
Nationally recognised and accredited by the NNAS
The perfect navigation course to develop your skills and confidence - Our two day intermediate course is ideal for anyone who wants to add to their navigational toolbox while growing their confidence and ability to navigate safely and independendtly in open country.
On our Dartmoor based courses you will learn the skills to leave the tracks and paths behind, giving you the freedom to explore remote and untouched wilderness. The course is carefully structured to make learning easy and fun, with plenty of time to practice
We offer a fun and engaging learning environment with experienced professional instructors - we believe that people learn best when they are enjoying themselves. We also have a policy of making reasonable adjustments to ensure that our courses are as accessible as possible.
AWARD STRUCTURE AND COURSES
2018 Course Dates
The 2 day course will take place practically with day walks used as the basis for learning. We will help you build on your knowledge of basic navigation and add further techniques with plenty of time to practice and test yourself, all with the support of one of our experienced professional tutors.
The syllabus includes:
Efficient map reading
Using contours fro navigation
Course and fine navigation
Using a compass
Distance and time calculations
On successful completion of the course you will gain a certificate to record your achievement of reaching the silver national navigation standard.
11-12 May 2019 - Dartmoor
12-13 August 2019 - Dartmoor
19-20 October 2019 - Dartmoor