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An orienteering flag high up on the hillls as part of our orienteering course

Orienteering Coach Level 1

This certificate you will be able to deliver orienteering sessions from coaching cards in designated areas. The course is practical and will give you opportunities to practice your coaching skills............

Experience Required: 
  • Candidates must be at least 16 years of age
  • Be able to demonstrate the ability to navigate in an area, this may be via a practical skills assessment or through evidence of competing at an orienteering event.

Cost from £400 (3 Days)

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Orienteering Coach Level 2

The Level Two Award is for people who wish to coach the techniques and skills of orienteering beyond an introductory level and apply them on all areas except those that are complex, exposed or mountai...........

Experience Required: 
  • Must be over 18 years of age on the first day of the course.
  • Able to demonstrate an ability to perform the skills and techniques of TD5 (Level 5) of the British Orienteering Step System .
  • Hold the UKCC Level 1 Certificate in Coaching Orienteering or equivalent. Experienced orienteers can go directly onto the UKCC level 2 course using Recognised Prior Learning (RPL). Contact the course tutor: Helena@alma-hall.myzen.co.uk or British Orienteering: info@britishorienteering.org.uk for more information about RPL.

Cost from £695 (3 Days)

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Teaching Orienteering Part 1

The training is aimed at teachers, youth sector workers and people working in schools and outdoor centres looking for fun, inspiring ways to introduce orienteering to youngsters on school/outdoor cent...........

Experience Required: Anyone over the age of 16 can attend the course

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Teaching Orienteering Part 2

The training is aimed at teachers, youth sector workers and people working in schools and outdoor centres looking for fun, inspiring ways to introduce orienteering to youngsters on school/outdoor cent...........

Experience Required: You must have completed Teaching Orienteering Part 1 to attend this course

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Can't find what you are looking for?

You can hire one of our coaches instructors or guides from only £250 per day. They'll tailor the day to suit your aims and aspirations perfectly.
You can enjoy one to one coaching for that cost or if you get together as a group, depending on the activity, you can split that cost between up to 6 of you. If you are a group we can run one of the courses listed above on a date that suits you and your friends or you could just write your own agenda for a week or weekend and we'll price it up for you - with or without accommodation. What's more, just like out normal course fees, our private instructor hire charge covers all your equipment too.
Click on the link below to fill in a request form and one of our coaches will call you back (or e-mail if you'd prefer) to discuss things in detail with you.

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