march, 2020

This is a repeating event

07mar(mar 7)10:00 am08(mar 8)5:00 pmNNAS Silver Award Training & Assessment Course10:00 am - 5:00 pm (8)

Event Details

If you have some experience of hill walking but would like to go further afield, then the Silver NNAS will give you the skills to take your adventures off the paths and tracks and go cross-country using intermediate navigation skills.
Silver NNAS is the perfect progression from Bronze NNAS, however Bronze NNAS is not mandatory.

Who is it for?

People with some lowland walking experience wanting to learn intermediate navigation skills to navigate off paths and tracks for some distance.
Silver NNAS is a perfect for anyone working towards leading groups, for example; Lowland Leader, Hill & Moorland Leader or Mountain Leader Training.
A general level of fitness is required for a days walking in open moorland.

Experience required:

Basic walking experience required.
This course is the perfect progression from Bronze NNAS or a Basic Navigation Course but prior courses are not required.

Contact time:

12 hours over 2 days.

Outcomes of the Course

To be able to independently plan and carry out a safe, efficient and effective walk with some distance off paths and tracks.
To have an understanding of more advanced compass skills and poor visibility navigation skills.
To have an understanding of the environment, weather, potential hazards and effects on navigation.
To know how to respond to any hazards you may encounter and what to do in an emergency.
To have the skills to relocate yourself.
Most importantly, to be confident to enjoy getting out in the countryside.

Instructors

This course will be run by a qualified Mountain Leader or higher who is a National Navigation Award Scheme Provider.

Time

7 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 8 (Sunday) 5:00 pm

Location

Princetown Community Centre

Tavistock Road, Princetown, Yelverton, PL20 6QE

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