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MOUNTAIN LEADER AWARD

If you want to lead groups in the mountains in the UK this qualification course is the industry standard. It allows you to take groups into mountainous terrain. On the six day mountain leader award training you will be taught navigation, expedition and leadership skills giving you an overview of outdoor leadership. There is also an overnight camp.

Inbetween training and assessment there is a period of consolidation. Before you go for assessment you are expected to have completed at least 40 mountain days in the UK in a minimum of 3 different mountain areas.

The five day course Mountain Leader Award assessment, assesses you in all the skills required for Mountain Leadership. There will be an two night expedition.

Before you book onto a Mountain Leader training course, make sure you have registered on the scheme with Mountain Training.

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COURSE TOPICS

– Group management
– Navigation
– Access and the environment
– Hazards (including steep ground and rivers) and emergency procedures
– Equipment
– Expedition skills
– Weather
– Background knowledge



TRAINING - 6 DAYS, 60 HOURS

£340 PER PERSON

REQUIREMENTS:
- Have at least 12 months of mountain walking
- Be a member of a Mountaineering Council (BMC or MCofS)
- Experience of 20 Quality Mountain Days

ASSESSMENT - 5 DAYS, 60 HOURS

£340 PER PERSON

REQUIREMENTS:
- Attended a Mountain Leader training course
- 40 Quality Mountain Days in at least 3 different upland areas of the UK.
- Hold a current first aid certificate

COURSE DATES

TRAINING DATES 2017:
Tuesday 7 to Sunday 12 March
Saturday to Thursday 3 - 8 June
Monday to Saturday 14 - 19 August (Bampton, Lake District)

ASSESSMENT DATES 2017 :
Saturday to Wednesday 18 - 22 March (Snowdonia)
MODUALR: 25 - 26 March & 1 - 3 April (Snowdonia)
Monday to Friday 10 - 14 April (Isle of Rum, Scotland)
Monday to Friday 21 - 25 August (Snowdonia)
Monday to Friday 25 - 29 September (Isle of Rum, Scotland)
Monday to Friday 16 - 20 October (Snowdonia)
Monday to Friday 13 - 17 November (Bampton, Lake District)

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