Orienteering Leaders

This course will build your confidence in teaching orienteering. At the end of the day you will be able to:

  • Introduce children to orienteering in a safe environment

  • Plan sessions which introduce the basic understanding of how to use an orienteering map

  • Plan and deliver orienteering sessions that meet the safety standards required by British Orienteering

Who is the training for?

The training is aimed at teachers, youth sector workers and anyone working in schools and outdoor centres. The training delivers the knowledge, understanding and practical ability to teach the basic skills of orienteering. Anyone over the age of 16 may attend the course.

Once you have completed this training you will be able to deliver the Orienteering Young Leader Award or attend the British Orienteering Teaching Orienteering Part 2 training.

The course last 6 hours and each person attending will receive a certificate and a CD of resources to take back and use in your setting.

Cost: £65 per person (this includes a payment to the British Orienteering Association, which covers a certificate of attendance and a CD of resources to use in your setting.)

​For more information please contact Karen.