Lowland Leader Assessment

Complete your Lowland Leader Assessment with us. We are an experienced and friendly team who provide supportive and relaxed assessments.


Plas y Brenin

2 Days

Instructor Ratio1:4

Location

Plas y Brenin

Length

2 Days

Instructor Ratio

1:4

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Overview

We’ll spend two days on the lowland terrain that can be found in and around Eryri (Snowdonia).  We create a positive and relaxed environment so that you’re able to perform at your best.  We will assess you against the syllabus of the award whilst looking for opportunities to develop your skills when we can.

The Objectives 

The aim is for you to enjoy the experience, improve your knowledge and have a fair assessment.

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What to Expect

You’ll be assessed against the Mountain Training Syllabus during two full days out walking.

Experience Required

Before you book onto a Lowland Leader assessment, make sure you have done the following;

  • Attended a Lowland Leader training course (or have been granted exemption)
  • Familiarised yourself with the syllabus
  • Logged a minimum of 20 walks in lowland countryside in different types of terrain (woodland, coastal, farmland etc)
  • Gained a current first aid certificate, minimum 16 hours and relevant to your work as a Lowland Leader

How Should I Prepare?

Before you book onto a Lowland Leader assessment, make sure you have done the following:

  • Have completed your consolidation period action plan
  • You must be at least 18 years old
  • You must have attended a Lowland Leader training course (or have been granted exemption)
  • You must be familiar with the syllabus
  • You must have logged a minimum of 20 walks in lowland countryside in different types of terrain (woodland, coastal, farmland etc.)
  • You must have physically attended and completed (i.e. not online) a first aid course which involved at least two full days or sixteen hours of instruction and included an element of assessment.

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Note: Our instructors will assess any safety equipment you bring with you. If they consider it to be below the required standard, you will be asked to use equipment provided free of charge by Plas y Brenin.

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Why Plas y Brenin?

Plas y Brenin is at the forefront of outdoor instruction. Whether you are starting a career in the outdoors, or just want to take an adventure holiday, PYB is the place for you.

We inspire explorers. We train trainers. We’re internationally recognised. We’ve been around since 1798, with our earliest guests including Queen Victoria. Since then, we’ve focussed on providing the best customer experience, working alongside some of the greatest, 007 included.

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Expert Tuition

You’ll receive expert supervision from fully qualified and psyched instructors, creating the perfect environment to learn and enjoy something new!

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Explore Eryri

Your experience will take place in the heart of the extraordinary Eryri National Park. Our National Outdoor Centre features accommodation, a bar, dining, and more. And while you’re here, why not check out some local gems?

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Develop a Passion

Everyone at Plas y Brenin, from staff to visitors, is excited about adventures and inspired to get outside. Our guests return year after year to experience all that North Wales offers.