Lowland Leader Award Assessment
Lowland Leaders will be assessed for competency in the following key areas:
Leadership Skills and Group Management
Planning a walk
Basic Mapwork and Route Finding Skills
Hazards and Emergency Procedures
Environmental Awareness, Conservation, Access and Land Ownership
Detailed information on each of the above topics can be found in the Lowland Leader Handbook and the onus is on you to be competent in all of them by the time you come to assessment.
Assessment courses will contain a minimum of 16 hours contact time and will be delivered by Mountain Training approved Providers. Candidates will be tested in accordance with the syllabus and should ensure they are familiar with it before attending the course.
Attendance will be recorded by the Provider or Director and entered on to the Mountain Training Candidate Management System.
You should have an interest in leading groups in lowland countryside
Minimum age of 17.
Expedition Skills Module for overnight activities
This is a nationally recognised Award which will allow you to operate as a leader of walking parties in rural countryside, forests and lowland areas