The School For Mountain Leadership

The School For Mountain Leadership

Basic Mountain Walking Leader course (9284)



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The Mountain Guide
Activity   Walking, hiking and trekking
Description  Target Group
This course is intended for mountain walkers who are already active in the mountains but wish to increase their safety margin by learning more about the safety aspects of mountain walking.

Duration
This course lasts 6 days.
Prerequisites
Some experience in mountain walking - ideally 20 days or more. Students for this course should also have access to mountain walking equipment such as backpacks, sleeping bags, tents, etc.

Standardisations
This is an MDT accredited course. While it is not a SAQA accredited course it does address the requirements for SAQA 9284 in order to facilitate an RPL assessment. It does not include an MDT or a SAQA assessment, which must be done separately.

Availability And Numbers
This course is only available part-time with a minimum of 4 students and a maximum of 12.
Course Content
Topics covered in this course are:

1. Access arrangements
2. Mountain Weather
3. Hazards
4. Accident and emergency procedures
5. Navigation

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Type   Full time Course
Cost  R 2,000.00 Per person
Accredited by  The Mountaineering Development and Training Trust

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