The Sports Leaders UK Level 3 Certificate in Lowland Expedition Leadership is a nationally recognised qualification that trains and qualifies teachers, Youth Workers and other members of the community to:
- Lead walking groups in lowland countryside
- Impart the knowledge and skills needed to undertake a day walk
- Have responsibility for the care of others while leading a day walk in lowland countryside
- Plan and lead overnight base and mobile camps
It is the minimum qualification required by some Operating Authorities for those wanting to train and lead groups in the Expedition section of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
On completion of the course candidates will be qualified to lead DofE expeditions at Bronze and Silver level on terrain that is within the remit of the qualification.
Mountain Training UK include the Level 3 Certificate in Lowland Expedition Leadership on the qualification matrix in the National Guidelines for Climbing and Hillwalking Leaders.
During the course, you will be required to spend prolonged periods of time outdoors including a total of 2 overnight camps. You will also be required to carry a daysack or expedition rucksack and operate in open terrain in potentially adverse weather conditions. Candidates should ensure they are well prepared for the course.
If you would like further information regarding this or any other aspect of the course please do not hesitate to contact us.