The Bronze National Navigation Award Scheme (NNAS) is aimed at beginners. During the two days of the course we will teach you the basics of navigation. You will receive expert tuition and plenty of practical hands on experience. The Bronze NNAS is an accredited course, and when you complete you will be presented with a certificate. We’re confident that at the end of this course you will be able to navigate on paths and tracks!
The National Navigation Award Scheme is a national scheme which aims to teach people how to navigate and look after themselves in the countryside and mountains of Britain. It isn’t a leadership award. It is accredited by the Scottish Credit & Qualification Framework (SCQF) at level 4, and is worth 2 credits.
You should dress for a day in the hills we will send you a suggested kit list in your welcome pack. Don’t worry about bringing a map or compass- we’ll provide those on the day.
You will need to be fit enough to spend a day walking on good paths and rolling hillside. No previous hill walking or mountaineering experience is required.
Instruction by a qualified mountain leader, the use of require maps and compasses for the duration of the course, and a certificate to attendance.
Our instructors have years of experience teaching people how to navigate. All of our supervisors are Summer Mountain Leaders and hold an outdoor first aid qualification. Aside from that we’re a diverse bunch from a wide range of backgrounds- teaching and youth work, to laser engineers! Rest assured that our team are all friendly, dependable and qualified individuals who love the outdoors and making sure that you have the best possible experience on our navigation courses.
Over the two days you will learn: