The Bronze Award

Course Description:

The Bronze National Navigation Award course is run over two days and provides an introduction to navigation skills. 


(Upon completing the course you’ll receive a formal qualification and certificate (SCQF level 4)).

Who's this for?

This course is suitable for anyone with a base level of fitness. This level is normally aimed at beginners of all ages.

What we will cover

  • Identifying features and landforms in the landscape

  • Understanding and using maps with different scales and map symbols

  • Following linear features like paths and tracks using a map

  • Using a compass to set the map and find out where you are

  • Measuring distance and estimating time

  • Re-locating yourself if you don’t know where you are

Walk in the Wild


This course will be run at Mugdock Country Park

In Brief

  • 2 days (1 Training, 1 Assessment)

  • Navigation Course

  • 1:8 maximum ratio

  • Formal Qualification


Check our our open courses or get in touch to arrange dates that work for you. If there's no open courses, then we will open one for you. Private bookings can be run at any time.

Course Price

£80 per person (a minimum of 4 people required to run)