From the 14th March Everythingoutdoors is accredited to award National Navigation Award Scheme qualifications.
The National Navigation Award Scheme NNAS is a national recognised incentive scheme designed to develop personal performance by progessing through the awards. It aims to encourage people of all ages to learn navigation skills and gain the confidence necessary to get out and enjoy the countryside.
The levels of the award
All NNAS courses include advice and information about relevant safety and access issues when walking in the countryside. They also incorporate an understanding of relevant conservation, environmental issues and an awareness of our impact on remote places. Training courses and assessments use Harvey Maps of 1:25,000 or 1:40,000 scale, Ordnance Survey maps of 1:25,000 or 1:50,000 scale or orienteering maps of 1:10,000 or 1:15,000 scale.Setting the mapBronze NNAS Award– navigation in the countryside using paths tracks and other linear features, basic map interpretation and compass work is included.Silver NNAS Award – navigation in the countryside using skills acquired at bronze level and adding skills required to navigate to features and places some distance from paths and tracks, accurate compass work is required and an ability to use appropriate navigational techniques to go across country in some cases, eg. choosing an appropriate attack point.
By the end of the year we plan to be running Gold awards.
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