Basic Expedition Leadership Training

In Betws-Y-Coed

£ 399 VAT inc.
  • Typology

    Intensive workshop

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Location

    Betws-y-coed (Wales)

  • Class hours

    90h

  • Duration

    6 Days

Description

The Level 3 Basic Expedition Leaders award is a nationally recognised qualification (Sports Leaders UK) that trains and qualifies teachers, youth workers and other members of the community to:
Lead walking groups in lowland countryside
Teach the knowledge and skills needed to undertake a day walk
Have responsibility for others, while leading a day walk in the countryside
Plan and lead overnight base and mobile camps.
Overview:
Great for those that enjoy walking in the outdoors
It is the minimum qualification required by some Operating Authorities for those wanting to train and lead groups in the expedition section of The Duke of Edinburgh's Award scheme.
It counts towards the volunteering section of The Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme.
It counts towards the skills section of all three awards in The Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

Important information

Government funding available

Facilities

Location

Starts

Betws-Y-Coed (Conwy)
See map
LL25 0JD

Starts

On request

To take into account

Candidates must be aged 17 years + to enrol on to a training course and there is no upper age limit. Candidates wishing to be assessed must be aged 18 years+ and have attended a BEL training course.

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What you'll learn on the course

  • Leadership
  • Outdoor leadership and training
  • CPD for Teachers
  • Entry level outdoor land based qualifications in leadership

Teachers and trainers (4)

Colin  Newman

Colin Newman

Course Trainer

John Pryor

John Pryor

Course Tutor

Kirsty  Weyman

Kirsty Weyman

Course Tutor

Peter  Cook

Peter Cook

Course Director

Course programme

Mountain Leader Training UK include the Level 3 Certificate in Basic Expedition Leadership on the qualification matrix in the National Guidelines for Climbing and Hillwalking Leaders.
Candidates must be aged 17 years + to enrol on to a training course and there is no upper age limit. Candidates wishing to be assessed must be aged 18 years+ and have attended a BEL training course.
To gain their Level 3 Certificate in Basic Expedition Leadership they must complete 30 hours demonstration of leadership within the community. This element of the qualification is part of Unit 5 and Unit 9, however the 30 hours demonstration of leadership must happen at the end of the course, after all of the taught aspects have been delivered but before the final assessment.
£ 399 VAT inc.