We use cookies to improve your experience on our websites and for advertising. Privacy Statement

We use essential cookies to improve your experience on our websites. Privacy Statement

Manage Cookie Preferences


We use required cookies to perform essential website functions. For example, they’re used to log you in, save your language preferences, provide a shopping basket experience, improve performance, route traffic between web servers, detect the size of your screen, determine page load times, improve user experience and for audience measurement. These cookies are necessary for our websites to work.

View Privacy Policy
Countryside Leader Award - Assessment

Countryside Leader Award - Assessment

Countryside Leader Award - Assessment

This 1 night :1 day assessment course is designed for teachers and leaders who wish to lead groups on walks in lowland countryside including the White Peak.

The course is applicable to teachers leading day walks and leaders of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award bronze and silver expeditions.

Part of the course will involve a night under canvas.

Key syllabus areas

  • navigation
  • group management
  • camp-craft
  • dealing with emergency situations
  • As an assessment, all potential candidates should consult the CLA prospectus and syllabus before applying for this course.
  • Candidates may wish to attend the (optional) CLA training weekend which will provide them with a detailed action plan before assessment.
  • Candidates should have experience of countryside walking.

Course requirements

To gain the award completion certificate, leaders need to:

  • provide evidence of sufficient experience.
  • demonstrate the competence required
  • hold a current (6 - 8 hours) first aid certificate

If you work with DofE in Nottinghamshire, a financial support bursary is available.  Contact the NCC Award office before booking

E: awardsoffice@nottscc.gov.uk
T: 0115 9775 775