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National Navigation Award Scheme

The National Navigation Award Scheme is designed for people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds from Schools and Youth Organisations through to committed mountaineers, walkers, ramblers and mountain bikers.

The scheme has 3 levels to motivate participants to develop their navigational skills in the great outdoors. Maps and compass are provided.

The level 1 bronze course provides the candidates with the basic skills of map selection, symbol interpretation, scale, orientation, use of handrails, distance estimation, compass skills, planning and safety procedures. This course is run as training and assessment.

The course is delivered by members of the Association of Mountaineering Instructors AMI by arrangement for groups of 4 or more. The course is held at West Pennine Moors or Bolton Watergrove, Rochdale.

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