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Course dates and prices

SUMMER MOUNTAIN LEADER TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT COURSES







COURSES APPROVED BY MOUNTAIN TRAINING SCOTLAND


We are pleased to be the only Scottish Summer ML provider recommended by

World Challenge Expeditions to their expedition leaders.


Our course prices are the most competitive in the UK and our course quality second to none.

Before attending a Summer ML Training Course, potential candidates must register with one of the home nation Mountain Leader Training Boards. In Scotland this would usually be Mountain Training Scotland (MTS, tel: 01479 861248). However, you may register, or be registered, with another UK Board if you so wish and still attend an ML training or assessment course with us in Scotland.

Please remember, if you have any questions about a Summer ML training or assessment course, feel free to either email us or give us a call on 01340 871071. We'll be very happy to help.

The location for most of our courses is Grantown On Spey, which is well serviced with the usual amenities. Easy to access, only a few minutes from the A9 and not too far from the main railway line from the south at Aviemore, Grantown offers access to excellent terrain for both training and assessment. A very comfortable guest house B+B option is available as well as a bunkhouse..

PLEASE NOTE THAT IN ADDITION TO THE DATES GIVEN BELOW WE ARE ABLE TO RUN ML TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT COURSES AT VENUES AND DATES TO SUIT YOUR REQUIREMENTS. THIS IS IDEAL FOR CLUBS, CENTRES, COLLEGES ETC, AND ONLY REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF FOUR CANDIDATES. PLEASE CONTACT PETE DIRECT FOR DETAILS.


SUMMER MOUNTAIN LEADER TRAINING

This six day ML training course provides instruction in both personal and leadership skills relevant to summer mountain walking, with an emphasis on the management of groups in mountainous terrain. The course is run over a full week, all elements of which must be attended by the candidate. Topics covered are as set out in the mountain training board syllabus, but will include areas such as navigation, route planning, hazard avoidance, river crossing, security on steep ground, party leadership, mountain weather and personal and group equipment selection and use. A two day, one night, expedition will be undertaken during the course.


SUMMER MOUNTAIN LEADER ASSESSMENT


This five day ML assessment course is for those who have either completed the ML training course or, in the case of the most experienced candidates, have applied for and been granted exemption from the training course by their Mountain Training Board. Many syllabus aspects will be tested during the week, and candidates should be well prepared. A three day, two night, expedition will be included.

EXPERIENCE AND RATIO: As set out in the Training Board syllabus.

SUMMER MOUNTAIN LEADER

RE-ASSESSMENT


We are able to provide re-assessment for deferred candidates. You do not have to have attended your original assessment with us to attend a re-assessment course here. Re-assessments are usually on a 1:1 basis.

EXPERIENCE: Complying with requirements set out on your deferment sheet.
RATIO: 1:1 - 1:4.
Location variable to suit candidate, course director and reassessment requirements.
£155.00 per day for one candidate, £180.00 per day plus £6.00 per person for 2-4 candidates. Cost covers sticker/s, admin costs, course report etc.
Dates to suit, please contact us to arrange a suitable time.
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SUMMER MOUNTAIN LEADER REFRESHER


We have two of these popular courses running this year. Over either one or two days, they can cover many aspects of the ML syllabus such as micro navigation, ropework, group management, steep ground issues, emergency evacuation and expedition planning, as well as a dry river crossing.

EXPERIENCE: Completion of an ML training course or exemption.
RATIO: 1:1 upwards.
We arrange dates to suit on request. Content can also be tailored.
£200.00 per day for 1, 2, 3 or 4 attendees.
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