A series of modules will be followed up with a test
There’s nothing quite like being out in the open countryside, rambling over hills and through valleys where you have never been before, but will you be able to find your way to your next stop? do you have the right equipment with you? do you have the knowledge on how to use it?
Basic overview of maps, grid references and contours.
Basics of a compass, basic components and simple use.
Essential navigational understanding.
Are we nearly there yet?
Finding ourselves on a map and knowing when we have reached a certain position.
When you are ready … it’s time to test yourself.
Are you FIT
Before you even consider going out into the open countryside, you should Familiarise yourself with the area.
Identify the equipment and skills needed to ensure your safety.
Test your knowledge from home until you are confident that your skills will keep you safe.