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South West Mountain & Moorland Leader Training Scheme – Summer Moorland Leader with Camping Endorsement

The scheme and associated syllabus is used extensively within the South West by local authorities, voluntary organisations, the DofE, schools, colleges and establishments of further and higher education, as a means of ensuring that staff and volunteers supervising and leading groups are competent.

Registration of £20.00 with the scheme is required – details given on enquiry. Upon registration you are issued a Registration number, and emailed a log book and front cover to print, with MLTE pdf “Remote Supervision Guidance Notes”. You will need a acquire the text book: “Hillwalking” by Steve Long.

The Summer Moorland Leader, which is a locally accredited qualification for DofE Leaders to train, supervise or assess Expeditions in DofE designated “Wild Country” in the South West including Dartmoor and Brecon Beacons.

In Gloucestershire, our County Health & Safety dept set this as the minimum qualification with the Summer Moorland Leader Camping Endorsement, so the course includes assessment for both qualifications.

If you have the necessary skills and meet the pre-course criteria required, you can undergo a direct assessment, without completing the training beforehand.

Meeting for the course is 18:00 on Friday 13 March at our Tewkesbury offices, continuing on Dartmoor through to 17:00 on Sunday 15 March 2020.

Payment by cheque made payable to “Prospects Services”. All invoices are subject to VAT.

Further details, SWMMLTS Registration Form and course application form from Penny Cook: [email protected] or 01452 768919.

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