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National Navigation Award Scheme

AdventureCode offers both the Bronze and Silver National Navigation Award which is a practical hands-on award. It is aimed at people with no navigation experience whether you are new to the outdoors or have been relying on others, guidebooks or easy well-defined routes.

The Bronze is the starting point for many Duke of Edinburgh students, scouts, guides and cadet groups who is looking to develop their outdoor skills. NNAS Bronze award is accredited by the Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at Level 4, and 2 SCQF credit points are awarded on completion.

The Bronze National Navigation Award syllabus teaches navigation in the countryside using path tracks and other linear features. Basic map interpretation and compass work are also included.

The Silver National Navigation Award develops the navigation skills acquired at the Bronze level. It adds skills required to navigate to features and places some distance from paths and tracks. It teaches accurate compass work. It will also teach you to select the suitable navigational techniques to cross open country

Silver National Navigation Award courses are taught in areas with access to open country and involve periods where you’ll be navigating away from paths and tracks.

The NNAS Silver Navigator Award is accredited by the Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework (SCQF) at Level 5 and 2 SCQF credit points are awarded on completion.

Course Dates are below, please go to the “The Admin Bit” Page for the booking procedure.

BRONZE AWARDSILVER AWARD
24-25 Aug 2126 – 27 Aug 21
12-13 Oct 2114 – 15 Oct 21
26-27 Oct 2128-29 Oct 21
Locations and Prices

Bronze – Ashover, Derbyshire – £120.00 per person

Silver – Peak District, Derbyshire – £140.00 per person

Maximum loading 6 persons per workshop