Advanced Navigation Course | Gold NNAS Training

Price: £189.00 Per Person (inc VAT)

Location: Peak District

Duration: 2 Days

Ratio: 1:4


Availability: There are places remaining on this course

Highlights:

Summary:

The final module of the National Navigation Award Scheme is an intense but rewarding experience that builds on and refines existing skills. The Advanced Navigation Course focuses on the use of smaller and more infrequent features and navigating in poor weather or the dark. On completion of this rigorous course you will be able to plan and follow routes in any open countryside, forest or hill environment and will have gained a lot of confidence in your ability to navigate in difficult conditions.

 

This course covers the syllabus of the Gold NNAS Training Course, participants that wish to receive certification at the Gold standard will have to attend a separate one day Gold NNAS Assessment Course. A significant amount of previous formal navigation experience is assumed, this may have been gained by completing a Silver NNAS Course or other equivalent training.

 

During the course you will look at:

 

Pre-Requisites:

A significant amount of previous formal navigation experience is assumed, this may have been gained by completing a Silver NNAS Course or other equivalent training.

 

Equipment Required:

Standard hillwalking gear including good waterproofs and walking boots/shoes. A packed lunch and a drink are also necessary. We provide maps and have some compasses available to borrow or buy. Do bring your own compass if you have one.

 

Available Start Dates:

Peak District Course Information:
Minimum Age

With a few exceptions, participants aged 15+ can attend our scheduled courses independently. We offer family days out for kids age 6+, private courses to kids groups from age 9+ and scheduled courses just for ages 12-17. All participants under the age of 18 must bring a completed 'Parental Consent Form' that can be downloaded here.

Frequently Asked Questions

As our instructors and staff are often out on the hill or underground delivering courses, we have put together a detailed FAQ to help you with your queries. Click here to go to the FAQ.

London Train Connection

If necessary it is possible to travel up to the course on a weekend by getting an early train on Saturday morning - more info on our FAQ.

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