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Course Title:

Introduction to Navigation for Walkers

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Course Description:

Would you like to make most of the great outdoors?  Learn how to use a map and compass so that you can navigate walks in the countryside.

This practical course includes walks around Wentworth Castle estate as well as exploring public footpaths in the area.

This is a foundation course for those returning to learning who wish to explore what Northern College has to offer.

This course will help you to develop your confidence in navigation, or progress on to leading group walks with a voluntary or community organisation.

How will the course be delivered?

The course will be delivered on a residential basis, over two days and one night.The course will include a blend of classroom based activities and some individual work alone.

Entry requirements:

Northern College starts where you are, building on your life skills and experience. You don’t need a formal qualification to begin your studies with us.

Student Testimonial:

The course was excellent, it has helped me reconnect with my love of walking, and as a result of coming on the course I plan to get back to hiking and walking both in a group and on my own.

What could this course lead to?

Our Student Support Services team will work with you to design a personalised learning journey based on your needs and aspirations.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,004 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

Need more Information?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: £50*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000