Moorland Qualifications

The South West Mountain & Moorland Leader Training Scheme was formed in 1982 by Local Authorities within the greater South West of the UK in order to provide appropriate and accessible training for leaders working with groups in countryside, coastal and moorland environments.

The Scheme is Approved by Mountain Training England (MTE)

Anyone can take part in the Scheme.

Due to its origins many who take part are teachers, youth or community workers, but the scheme is open to all to provide an accessible route to gaining a recognised leadership award in rural and moorland areas.

The scheme is delivered within the South West, by member Local Authorities but the awards could be used elsewhere within the country subject to the approval of your employer or host organisation. Routeways deliver the SWMML training on behalf of Plymouth City Council.

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This 2 day course is intended for those who wish to lead groups walking and remote camping in summer conditions on the moor. The course will involve an overnight camp as well as route planning, navigation in daylight and at night, and suitable equipment for leaders and participants. Candidates for this course should have significant walking experience in this type of environment. It is ideally suited to leaders involved with Ten Tors or D of E.

26/11/16 09:30 Meet at our Devonport Park Centre for a briefing and some classroom training and then up to the moors! you will return to Devonport Park by 16:30 on the 27/11/16
we will send you a full kit list but you will need a tent and food provisions for both days and for overnight.

Costs £175     Disconuts may apply for mainatined schoold and schools who have purchased full support from our Outdoor Education Servce

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