NNAS Tutor Award

A one day workshop on teaching navigation.

…a really interesting, thought provoking and practical course… It managed to strike an excellent balance between reinforcing the core concepts of the NNAS scheme and giving lots of practical strategies and techniques for really enhancing navigation coaching…”  John

Who is it for ?

The National Navigation Award Scheme Tutor Award is for those who either currently teach or want to teach navigation. It is also useful for those who are working towards a Hill and Moorland Leader or Mountain Leader qualification.

NNAS Tutor – Course Overview

This teaching navigation workshop looks at skills and techniques that can be used to introduce or develop navigational skills both in the classroom and also outside. Throughout the day a wide variety of different techniques will be examined and the opportunity for candidates to share their experience and knowledge from their own practice will be given.

In addition to being a mandatory qualification for NNAS award providers, holders of the NNAS Tutor award are able to assist in the delivery of Bronze Navigator courses under the guidance of a NNAS course director.

Successful completion of the NNAS Tutor award workshop also counts as 1 CPD point for Mountain Training Association members.

Course Details

  • Location: Peak District
  • Cost: £90 per person
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Ratio: 1:10
  • Level: Instructor
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More Information

  • Course Dates
  • Bespoke Dates and Locations

    If there are no suitable dates showing, or there are four or more of you that want to learn about teaching navigation, please contact the office and we will arrange some dates to suit your diary.

    We can easily deliver the course at your school, cadet force location etc and if there are a group of you it is often the most economical way of gaining the NNAS Tutor award.

  • Meeting Point

    The course will meet at The Sir William Hotel at 0900 in the village of Grindleford. The village has good bus and train links with Sheffield and good train links to Manchester.

    The hotel has ample free parking.

  • Equipment Required

    Map The Peak District White Peak area 1:25,000. OL24 and compass. We recommend the Silva Expedition compass. Read our review here

    Rucksack containing:

    • Warm and waterproof clothing
    • Gloves that enable you to use a compass
    • Food and drink
    • Personal first aid kit (for headaches, blisters and minor cuts)
    • Camera if desired
    • Notebook & pen
  • Fitness Level

    The NNAS Tutor course is a gentle day. All you need is an ability to walk a short distance along paths and tracks.

Course Details

  • Location: Peak District
  • Cost: £90 per person
  • Duration: 1 day
  • Ratio: 1:10
  • Level: Instructor
Select course date

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