Snowdonia Activities

Basic Expedition Leadership Training

Snowdonia Activities
In Betws-Y-Coed

£399
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Important information

Typology Intensive workshop
Level Beginner
Location Betws-y-coed (Wales)
Class hours 90h
Duration 6 Days
  • Intensive workshop
  • Beginner
  • Betws-y-coed (Wales)
  • 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

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Where and when

Location

Starts

Betws-Y-Coed (Conwy)
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LL25 0JD

Starts

On request

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· Requirements

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.

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