NAVIGATION TRAINING COURSES

 

 

National Navigation Award Scheme

Our navigation courses have been designed to be progressive and in line with the National governing bodies guidance and criteria allowing you to start at a point that suits your level of knowledge and experience. We offer National awards at Bronze and Silver.

 

National Navigation Award Scheme – Bronze Award

Training & Assessment - 2 Day
The NNAS Bronze award training and assessment course is designed to give people the skills to navigate in the countryside using paths, tracks and other linear features, basic map interpretation and compass work. This course has a minimum of 10 hours of training including assessment over a distance of between 3 and 5 kilometers of suitable countryside.

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National Navigation Award Scheme – Silver Award

Training  & Assessment - 2 Days
The NNAS Silver award training and assessment course is designed to give people the skills to navigate in the countryside using the skills acquired at the Bronze level along with the additional skills required to navigate to features and places some distance from paths and tracks. Accurate compass work is required and an ability to use appropriate navigation techniques to go cross-country, e.g. choosing appropriate attack point. This course has a minimum of 12 hours of training, including assessment over a distance of 5 - 8 kilometers in terrain which allows for the demonstration of appropriate skills.


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