Hill and Moorland Leader
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3 Days

SUITABILITY

This course is aimed at those over 18 wanting to lead groups in hill and moorland terrain. Walkers should have at least one years experience of hill walking.

hill and moorland leader

This qualification is ideal for walkers who want to learn the skills required for effective group leadership in the hill and moorland areas of the UK and Ireland. Hill and Moorland Leaders operate in terrain that is generally more remote than that used by Lowland Leaders and not as steep or rocky as ground covered by Mountain Leaders.

Whats Covered

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Walking and route finding

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Navigation

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Hazards and Emergency Procedures

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Equipment

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Responsibilities of the Leader

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Group Management

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Access, Conservation and Environmental Knowledge

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Weather

Outcomes

Candidates will be equipped with the skills required to present themselves for assessment following a period of consolidation.

Having attended this training candidates are eligble to join the Mountain Training Association which gives them access to further CPD opportunities

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Day 1: 13 July 2024 | 09:00am - 17:00pm One-day Practical and written assessment with a British Cycling accredited provider. The assessment is to be booked once you’ve had enough time to hone the skills and knowledge you have obtained on your training day. The maximum time to complete your award is 18months. You will be assessed on topics such as planning and delivery of rides, leading techniques for effective group management, map reading and navigation, management of accidents and emergencies, equipment set-up, trailside repairs and core mountain bike techniques.To attend the training course you must: Have completed the 2 day Level 2 Training Course.Have logged additional experience In order for your award to be accredited you are required to: hold British Cycling Membership of Ride level or above.attend and evidence a two-day outdoor First Aid courseundergo and evidence safeguarding training appropriate to the country they are leading in. These can occur after your course, but your award will only be provided on receipt and acceptance of these.

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