Navigation Skills for Outdoor Pursuits

This is an introductory 5-week course (2 hours a session) which will introduce you to some basic navigation skills.

This course will be held at the Beverley campus or you can attend online. Learners will need a device such as a laptop or PC or phone/iPad and an internet connection to take part online.  Ideally, devices will also have webcams for full participation.  Learners will need to download the Teams app onto their laptop/PC or mobile phone/other device and devices will need to have a camera so that they can participate.

This course is offered on Wednesday, 22 September, 6.30pm to 8.30pm, Course Code PF239/1

What will I study?

An introduction to Map reading (OS 1:25,000) including:

  • Map skills - recognising features, map orientation, scales, measuring distances, and 6 figure grid referencing.
  • Compass skills
  • Planning a route (route cards, suitable clothing and equipment needed)

Additional information

For start dates and fees, consult the relevant course guides below or you can request a prospectus by post.

Higher Education Apprenticeship Guide Full-time Course Guide 2021 Part-Time Autumn Course Guide