Natural Navigation Course (L1)
Entry-level natural and instinctive navigation training for groups, teams and individuals as part of a structured training programme.
The Natural Navigation (L1) Course from Original Outdoors is an entry-level natural and instinctive navigation training course based in the UK.
Subjects covered in classroom and exercise sessions:
- Celestial bodies – how the planets move and how the moon affects the Earth
- Natural and ancient pathways through the landscape
- Finding direction in the landscape
- Tactics and planning for route finding
- Using the weather to navigate
- Plants, watercourses and other natural features
- Tuning into the natural landscape
- The human factor
- Route cards and safety planning
- Strategies on becoming lost
This natural navigation training course is delivered by experienced and qualified instructors with military, emergency services or expedition backgrounds.
Please contact us for an immediate quote for delivery of this course anywhere in the UK.
This course can also be delivered in Europe and beyond.
The Natural Navigation (L1) Course is delivered as a one-day course for standalone training, or can be combined with other training as a bespoke course.
The course involves a combination of classroom and field training and can be delivered on-site if required.
The course can be delivered at a maximum 1:10 ratio.
Course Dates and Bookings
This course is most often run directly for a client, either on site or at our location in North Wales. As a standalone course it takes two days to complete.
Please contact us for more information.
EST Course Classification
Search and rescue teams, security professionals, individuals, clubs and construction companies.
This is a Level 1 EST Framework course where no previous subject experience is required.
A good level of general fitness is preferred due to the moderately active nature of parts of the course (walking with rucksack etc)
General outdoor clothing is required for the outdoor sections of the course – we can send a course-specific equipment list on request, and full information will be sent out once a booking has been confirmed.
Frequently Asked Questions
Is this course certificated?
Yes, all successful course participants will receive printed and PDF certificates from their attendance of the course.
Can the course be tailored for a specific application?
We can tailor the course content to suit a specific application or client requirement. Please contact us with what you need.
Do you run open courses for the public?
We do periodically run open courses for individuals to attend. Please contact us for information on cost and dates.