Developed during the first Covid-19 UK lockdown, this home study navigation course has now been used and endorsed by Search & Rescue teams, DofE students & Assessors, Trainee Mountain Leaders, Cadet Forces and many more training establishments.
This is a home study course that will support you to develop a good foundation of navigation knowledge on which to further develop. You can study this course from home and in your own time. There are five modules to complete, and each module is a progression on the one before.
The course is sent electronically via email after booking. An online consultation service with our navigation tutor is available on request should you have any questions during the course.
Module 1- Introduction to maps and scales
Module 2- Orienting the map using the landscape and a compass
Module 3- Working with bearings
Module 4- Contour interpretation and Topography
Module 5- Navigation techniques and strategies