Leadership Training

Leadership Training

At the Dartmoor Centres we provide a range of Outdoor Leadership qualifications.  As well as providing first aid courses for outdoor practitioners we also provide training and assessment for the South West Mountain & Moorland Leader Training Scheme (SWMML) on behalf of Devon County Council and also the MLTE Walking Group Leader Scheme.
 

You can find all of our upcoming courses at: http://www.babcock-education.co.uk/ldp/courses/bookings/  [Just enter a key word or the course name in the search box]. You can also book online using this link or by telephoning 01364 631500.

If we don’t have the right course at the right time for you please contact us as we can also arrange courses on demand.

Walking Courses

Hill and Moorland Leader Training

This course is fully residential with all meals and overnight accomodation. We aim to cover the whole syllabus and set candidates on the right track for a successful assessment. Three mainly practical days are spent on the moors.

Mountain Training strictly requires that all students are registered on the scheme before commencing the course. They will not recognise completion of the course by non-registered participants. Copies of the syllabus and details of how to register are available from Mountain Training. Ensure your DLOG (online logbook) is fully completed with your experience. You will benefit most from the course if you are fit and have some experience of using a map and compass in a moorland environment.

Hill and Moorland Leader Assessment

This course is fully residential with all meals and overnight accomodation. You must have completed a Hill and Moorland Leader training or WGL prior to this assessment, the course covers the syllabus of the award meeting the standards set by Mountain Training. Three mainly practical days are spent on the local moors.

Coastal & Countryside Leadership Training & Assessment (including camping endorsement)

This weekend course (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon) is for those wishing to lead groups in rural countryside and coastal areas in South West England and South Wales in Summer conditions.  The weekend course includes training and assessment. Suited to those leading Bronze Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions.

Summer Moorland Walking Leader Training (SWMML)

This weekend course (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon) is for those wishing to lead groups in moorland terrain in South West England and South Wales in Summer conditions. Suited to those leading Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions and for Ten Tors leaders.

Summer Moorland Walking Leader Assessment (SWMML)

This 1 day assessment is for those who have completed Summer Moorland Walking Leader Training (or WGL training or ML training but have not been assessed).

Summer Moorland Camping Leader Training & Assessment (SWMML)

This weekend course (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon) is for those wishing to lead groups ‘Wild Camping’ in moorland terrain in South West England and South Wales in Summer conditions.  The course includes training and assessment.  Candidates need to have previously passed the Summer Moorland Walking Leader assessment or passed WGL assessment. Suited to those leading Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions and for Ten Tors leaders.

Winter Moorland Walking Leader Training (SWMML)

This weekend course (Friday evening to Sunday afternoon) is for those wishing to lead groups in moorland terrain in South West England and South Wales in Winter conditions.  Suited to those leading Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions and for Ten Tors leaders.

Winter Moorland Walking Leader Assessment (SWMML)

This 1 day assessment is for those who have completed Winter Moorland Walking Leader Training (or WGL training or ML training but have not been assessed). 

Testimonial

Great course, great tutors, great cakes!” - Kirstie, Secondary Geography Teacher

First Aid Courses

The Dartmoor Centres provide a range of First Aid courses in conjunction with Mountain Medicine (HSE no. 991/91).  Aimed at outdoor practitioners our courses are highly valued by customers for their practical approach to first aid in the outdoors.

2 Day (16 hour) First Aid for the Outdoors (including Emergency First Aid at Work)

This 2 day course covers the basics of first aid including the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus and is designed to give participants the necessary skills to respond to common accidents and emergencies at work, in the home and outdoors.  Particular emphasis is placed on casualty care in remote locations. This is our most popular course as it meets the requirements of NGB awards such as SWMML, ML, WGL, SPA etc.

1 Day (6 hour) Emergency First Aid at Work (HSE)

This 1 day course covers the basics of first aid and is designed to give participants the necessary skills to respond to common accidents and emergencies at work and in the home.

3 Day (18 hour) First Aid at Work (HSE)

This 3 day course covers in more detail first aid for the workplace and is designed to give participants the necessary skills to respond to common accidents and emergencies at work and in the home.

2 Day (18 hour) First Aid at Work Refresher (HSE)

This 2 day course is for those who have previously completed a 4 or 3 day First Aid at Work Course and wish to maintain that qualification.

Testimonials

“Fantastic First Aid course, really practical and worthwhile, the best I’ve been on” - Tony, Evolve MTB

“Really good First Aid course, common sense and practical advice” - Jon, Dartmoor National Park Ranger

Excellent training course, really helped me to get my head around moorland navigation and my responsibilities as a leader, I’ll be back for more!
 

Moorland Navigation Course

Mark, Wildernessguide.co.uk

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