Lowland Leader Courses - CERO courses

Lowland Leader Award – In conjunction with Wayahead Training Ltd.

We are delighted to announce that we are able to offer access to Lowland Leader Training and Assessment courses. These will be running with strict protocols in place to ensure compliance with social distancing and safety measures. It is possible that course venues/dates may change dependent on local restrictions and national government guidance, we ask that you are understanding in these situations.

Please read the information below before completing our online booking form.

To book a place please fill in your details on the form: Click here

• Lowland Leader Training and Expedition Skills Module courses are run at a ratio of 1 tutor:6 delegates, Lowland Leader Assessment courses are run at a ratio of 1 tutor:4 delegates.
• There will be an introductory element (approx 1.5 hours) that will be delivered via zoom the evening before the course start.

All courses are subject to a minimum number of 4 delegates for a course to run.

Lowland Leader Training – £120

Please note you must be able to meet the pre-requirements to book on to the training.
– You must register with Mountain Training and have paid the scheme registration fee (£49)
– You must have recorded a minimum of 10 varied walks in Lowland terrain where the use of a map is required which can have taken place at any point.


Saturday 6th November & Sunday 7th November 2021 – Thetford

Monday 22nd November & Tuesday 23rd November 2021 – Church Stretton


Lowland Leader Assessment – £126

Courses strictly subject to minimum of 4 and maximum of 4 per tutor. Please note you must be able to meet the pre-requirements to book on to assessment.

– You must have attended a Lowland Leader training course (or have been granted exemption) and 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 hold a current first aid certificate, minimum 16 hours and relevant to your work as a Lowland Leader.


Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th September 2021 – Malvern Hills

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th October 2021 – Bradgate Park

Saturday 6th November & Sunday 7th November 2021 – Thetford

Saturday 11th & Sunday 12th December 2021 – Tittesworth Reservoir, Staffs

To book onto any of these courses please fill out the following form: Click here


Expedition Skills Module – £126 + delegate pays campsite fee

Courses subject to minimum numbers.

The Expedition Skills Module is an optional module available to walking leaders. It’s an opportunity to increase your skills where you will be trained and assessed to lead groups on multi day camping expeditions. The flexibility of the module makes it useful for Lowland Leaders, Hill and Moorland Leaders and Mountain Leaders in terrain and conditions within the scope of their respective leadership award. This is a residential course and involves an overnight camp.

Before you book onto an Expedition Skills Module course, you must meet the following requirements:

– You must check that you are registered for the module on the Candidate Management System (CMS)
– You must have passed a walking leader assessment (Lowland, Hill and Moorland or Mountain)
– You must have logged an absolute minimum of 10 overnight camps; ideally in a variety of contexts
– You must have assisted with at least two group camps (these can be included in your 10 personal camps)
– You must have a valid 16 hour first aid certificate, relevant to your work as a walking leader