Orienteering and Navigation


All outdoor learning staff are UKCC British Orienteering coaches and NNAS tutors.

Introducing Orienteering – Course for TeachersBritish Orienteering LOGO

National Navigation Award Scheme – Bronze Award

National Navigation Award Scheme – Silver Award

 

 

 

Introducing Orienteering (Intr’O’) – course for Teachers

Course Overview
We are proud to announce a new course for teachers, outdoor centre instructors, youth leaders and anyone interested in introducing orienteering to young people.   This is a superb day of enjoyable, active learning experience, and you will be given a set of resources that you can use immediately for a series of progressive sessions.  No prior knowledge is required.
On the course you will learn how to introduce the basic skills of orienteering through indoor and outdoor activities, and how to bring a variety of subjects to life through the medium of orienteering.  As well as offering the incentive for significant physical activity, orienteering offers links with many areas of the curriculum

Booking
Booking Form
Tel: 0131 653 5217
email outdoorlearning@elcschool.org.uk

Cost
ELC Staff – The cost of £30 covers all resources and certification from Scottish Orienteering Association.
External – £75

Dates and Times
See here for dates and times.

Pre-requisites
An interest in developing orienteering within your establishment. Minimum age 16.

Course notes and equipment list
Equipment required – suitable outdoor clothing; sense of fun; willingness to look at alternative ways to deliver your curriculum

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Introduction to Navigation – NNAS Bronze Award

 

Course Overview
This course covers introductory navigation skills for hill-walkers and the opportunity to gain the National Navigation Awards Scheme Bronze Award. A great course for gaining confidence in fundamental  navigation skills.

Booking
Booking Form
Tel: 0131 653 5217
email outdoorlearning@elcschool.org.uk

Duration and Cost
2 sessions – both must be attended. 1 evening and 1 full day
Free to ELC Staff. Non ELC £80

Dates
Available on request

Pre-requisites
An interest in walking and navigation

Course notes and equipment list
More information on the syllabus can be found here

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Intermediate Navigation Skills – NNAS SIlver Award

 

Course Overview

This course covers intermediate skills for navigation. It’s an opportunity to build on fundamental navigation skills using the NNAS Silver award as a framework.

Booking
Booking Form
Tel: 0131 653 5217
email outdoorlearning@elcschool.org.uk

Duration and Cost
3 sessions – all must be attended. 1 evening and 2 full days.
Free to ELC Staff. Non ELC £120

Dates
Available on request

Pre-requisites
NNAS Bronze Award or similar knowledge base

Course notes and equipment list
More information on the syllabus can be found here

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