Lowland Leader - Mountain Training

Training and Assessment Courses in Dorset
Part 1
  • Training

  • £140
    • Non-residential
    • You must be aged 17+
    • 2 days 
    • Must have 10+ walks logged
    • Mountain Training registration costs not included
Part 2
  • Self-led Consolidation

  • £Free
    • Build up your log book
    • Work with groups 
    • Volunteer  
    • Put training into practice
Part 3
  • Assessment

  • £140
    • Non-residential
    • You must be aged 18+
    • 2 days
    • Must have 20+ walks logged
    • Must hold a first aid certificate
    • Mountain Training registration costs not included

More Info

  • Candidate Handbook
  • Pre-requisites for Training

    Before taking part in the training you have to have personally undertaken and logged an absolute minimum of ten varied walks in Lowland terrain where the use of a map is required.

  • Pre-requisites for Assessment

    Before you book onto a Lowland Leader assessment, make sure you have done the following:

    - You must be at least 18 years old

    - You must have attended a Lowland Leader training course (or have been granted exemption)

    - You must be familiar with the syllabus

    - You must have logged a minimum of 20 walks in lowland countryside in different types of terrain (woodland, coastal, farmland etc)

    - You must have physically attended and completed (i.e. not online) a first aid course which involved at least two full days or sixteen hours of instruction and included an element of assessment

    The Lowland Leader assessment is 2 days long (minimum 16 hours contact time).

  • Can I book a bespoke course?

    If you're a group, school or college of course you can. Send us an email at info@landandwave.co.uk and we can see what we can do!

  • What's after Lowland Leader?

    Some people go onto Hill and Moorland Leader or onto their Summer Mountain Leader

  • What can I do with Lowland Leader?

    Work on DofE's expeditions, teaching children to map read and experience their first adventures. Lead walking groups on amazing trips in the UK and show them how great our countryside is to explore.

  • Why do I have to pay a registration fee?

    You must register for this award on the Mountain Training website and pay the registration fee. You cannot complete a training or assessment course without doing this.

  • What do I need to bring?

    Walking Boots / Shoes

    Waterproofs / Hat / Gloves

    Weather Appropriate clothing / Extra warm Layers

    Day Bag

    Head Torch

    Map and Compass


    Packed Lunch / Snacks

    First Aid Kit

    Notebook and Pens