Developed during the 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. Also included is an assessment paper for after all five modules have been completed. On completion and return of the test paper, an overall pass mark will be awarded in the form of a competency certificate provided by NavTrek Services.
An online consultation service is available with our navigation tutor 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