Lowland Leader Award

Lowland Leader Award
Lowland Leader Award
Lowland Leader Award
Lowland Leader Award

Mountain Training Scotland logoLowland Leader Award

The Lowland Leader Award is the newest award from Mountain Training (MT) the national governing body for hillwalking, climbing and mountaineering in the UK, this ward compliments and supports the other walking awards administered by Mountain Training. The award is nationally recognised and quality assured.

The award is for anyone who wishes to lead groups through lowland countryside and woodland in summer conditions. This award is ideal for; teachers, school support workers, community workers, youth workers, countryside rangers, or anybody who may wish to lead a walking group. This qualification also offers an expedition module, which is ideal for leaders and volunteers involved with the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme (DofE).

Course Format:

Follows the similar structure of all MT awards, and requires candidates to:

  • Gain relevant experience
  • Register for the award - www.mountain-training.org
  • Attend a training course
  • Consolidate training
  • Attend an assessment course

Once you have passed the award, it can be used anywhere in the UK in appropriate terrain, as outlined above.

The syllabus includes: route planning, basic map work, equipment, dealing with hazards, leadership and group management, environmental and access awareness.

Contact Us

If you would like more information please complete an enquiry form or call Ancrum Outdoor Centre on 01382 435911.

Upcoming Courses

Lowland Leader Award Assessment

Age Group
  • 14/09/2022 - 09:00-20:00
  • 15/09/2022 - 09:00-16:30