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Summer Moorland Walking Leader Assessment

undefinedThis 1-day Summer Moorland Walking Leader assessment course is for those who have completed the related SWML Summer moorland leader training course and gained the necessary experience in walking and leading groups on the moors of the South West, such as Dartmoor and Brecon Beacons.

Successful completion of this assessment enables the candidate to lead groups on moorland walks within the South West counties, in summer conditions. This award is part of the South West Moorland Leader (SWML) training scheme.

  • Duration of course: 8 hours
  • Course Location: Delaware Outdoor Education Centre, Drakewalls, PL18 9EH
  • Course dates are arranged on demand: please express your interest on our booking website, here: Course Code: CLO7

Pre-requisites for this assessment

  1. Minimum age of 18
  2. Coastal and Countryside Assessment or Bronze National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) level equivalent skills
  3. Minimum 20 days recent mountain and/or moorland walking experience, on a variety of routes in more than one area. To include a minimum of 2 days walking in poor visibility and a minimum of 3 days group leadership experience
  4. 4. Pre submission of log book of experience plus satisfactory completion of risk assessment, route card and home study paper

Method of Assessment

As a candidate you will be required to demonstrate effective group leadership during a walk in summer conditions, to show competence in the relevant personal skills set out within the summer moorland leader training syllabus and have successfully completed the assessment over a period of 8 hours.

You will also be required to demonstrate competence in poor visibility navigation to the standard of the National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) Silver level.

As part of the assessment you be required to complete an assessed written task, either in advance of, or as part of the practical assessment day. The time required for this is in addition to the 8-hour practical examination.

How to Book

Book on-line: Course Code: CLO7

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