National Navigation Awards

Whether you are just starting off or looking for something to enhance your skills and experience, Parc Bryn Bach will not disappoint.

National Navigation Awards

 

Bronze National Navigation Award Training and Assessment

This is a practical hands-on award. It is aimed at people with no navigation experience whether you are new to the outdoors or have been relying on others, guidebooks or easy well-defined routes.

It is also the starting point for many Duke of Edinburgh students, scouts and guides and cadets who are looking to develop their outdoor skills.

The syllabus of the Bronze National Navigation Award teaches navigation in the countryside using paths tracks and other linear features. Basic map interpretation and compass work is also included.

Prerequisites

Basic hill walking experience

Location

Brecon Beacons

Duration

2 Days

Maximum Group Size

6

Age

16 plus

Cost

£90

Dates

17th and 18th December 2016
11th and 12th February 2017
11th and 12th March 2017
17th and 18th June 2017
9th and 10th September 2017


Silver National Navigation Award Training and Assessment

This develops the navigation skills acquired at the Bronze level. It adds skills required to navigate to features and places some distance from paths and tracks. It teaches accurate compass work. It will also teach you to select the suitable navigational techniques to cross open country.

Silver National Navigation Award courses are taught in areas with access to open country and involve periods where you’ll be navigating away from paths and tracks.

Prerequisites

Bronze Navigation Award

Location

Brecon Beacons

Duration

2 Days

Maximum Group Size

6

Age

16 plus

Cost

£90

Dates

14th and 15th January 2017
18th and 19th March 2017

Feed back
“Over all, excellent course, well presented. Steve and Hywel were clearly passionate about what they do which was more than evident right from the start to finish on the course”. Andrew Walker


Gold National Navigation Award training

This builds on the skills acquired at the Bronze and Silver levels and adds techniques and skills for dealing with complex contour features both large and small.

The Gold National Navigation Award is delivered in two parts with separate Training and Assessment courses giving you ample time to practice.

Gold courses are run by tutors who not only have plenty of top level navigation experience but also have been on a special NNAS-run course in tutoring Gold courses.

Prerequisites

Silver Navigation Award

Location

Brecon Beacons

Duration

2 Days

Maximum Group Size

6

Age

16 plus

Cost

£90

Dates

Contact Parc Bryn Bach to arrange a date

 

Call 01495 355958 or email adventure@aneurinleisure.org.uk

Contact Us

Parc Bryn Bach - National Navigation Awards Form

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Call 01495 355920

Feed back
“Over all, excellent course, well presented. Steve and Hywel were clearly passionate about what they do which was more than evident right from the start to finish on the course”. Andrew Walker

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