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    Lowland Leader & Camping Leader Courses

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We are an Approved Provider for Mountain Training's Lowland Leader Qualification and can deliver your Training and Assessment Course along with the Camping Leader Qualification.

The Lowland Leader qualification has been designed for people who wish to lead groups on day walks in lowland countryside and woodland in summer conditions. The majority of the UK and Ireland is made up of this type of terrain so you will never be short of places to go walking.

The Camping Leader Qualification is for people who wish to supervise a camping group and develop participants' camping proficiency by teaching campcraft activities.

We deliver the 2 day Lowland Leader training and assessment courses and the 1 day Camping Leader course in Lancashire, Cumbria, Yorkshire and Greater Manchester. 

Ullswater Outdoor Adventures and Mountain Training believe that a diverse, equitable and inclusive outdoor activity sector benefits everyone. We want a wide range of people to access our courses and we provide a safe, accessible and supportive environment. If you have a particular need that requires extra assistance, please call us to discuss it.

The Lowland Leader training and assessment courses are practical courses and are ideal for The Duke of Edinburgh Expeditions, Guides, Scouts, Ramblers, Health Walk Leaders etc. and there will be lots of opportunities to cover key elements of the syllabus 

- Leadership Skills and Group Management

- Walking Skills

- Planning a Walk

- Basic Mapwork and Route Finding Skills

- Equipment

- Hazards and Emergency Procedures

- Environmental Awareness, Conservation, Access and Land Ownership

The Camping Leader Course covers

- Leadership and Group Management

- Planning and Supervision

-Teaching and Learning skills

-Camping Equipment

-Camping Food and Cooking

-Camp Hygiene

For more information about the Lowland Leader and Camping Leader and to see our open course dates visit The Mountain Training Website but if you have a group of 3 or more we can arrange a private course with dates and areas to suit. please contact us on 07908 884035 to discuss your needs.

Before you book on a training course you must first register for the appropriate Scheme

Lowland Leader Scheme  £65 and  be at least 18 years old for our courses 

Camping Leader Scheme £25 and be at least 18 years old for our courses

Our Prices

Lowland Leader Training: £172 pp

Lowland Leader Assessment: £185 pp

Camping Leader £95 pp

Discounts are available for groups of 5 or more

Please note that Mountain Training require a minimum of 2 people for the courses to run.

Lowland Leader Training  maximum 6 candidates per instructor  and maximum course size 12

Lowland Leader  Assessment  maximum 4 candidates per instructor and maximum course size 8

Camping Leader Course maximum 6 candidates per instructor and maximum course size 12

Our Course Director

Our Course Director, Stuart Gorman is a highly skilled and experienced Outdoor Professional and has over 25 years experience delivering walking, navigation and camping courses throughout the UK

He has delivered numerous Basic Expedition Leaders Award Courses (BELA), Lowland Leaders Training and Assessment Courses and has instructed  on The Duke of Edinburgh Award Expeditions at all levels for many years. 

He has developed candidates skills and inspired them to share the love of the Countryside and the great outdoors  with others.

Our Course Tutors

We have a small handpicked group of tutors to assist in the delivery of our courses who are all highly skilled and experienced in delivering Leadership, Expedition and Navigation Courses.

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