Course description

Walking and rambling are very popular these days and good for fitness, mental health and wellbeing.

Are you interested in knowing more about leading a group walk?

This is a big responsibility, so how cna you learn to do this

On this course, learn how to prepare for a group walk, the safety requirements, roles and responsibilities of a walk leader and, how to make a walk accessible and enjoyable for all. You will practice map reading skills in order to map out a walk, and have the opportunity to practice your walk leading skills.

What can this course lead to?

We offer other outdoor learning courses such as Intro to Navigation for Walkers, Being Active Outdoors, Forest Confidence and Forest Skills

Want to learn more?

You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Open Events.


Northern College, Yorkshire

Course session dates

Session dates for 19 April 2023 - 20 April 2023

  • Wednesday 19 Apr 2023 to Thursday 20 Apr 2023

Session dates for 7 February 2023 - 8 February 2023

  • Tuesday 07 Feb 2023 to Wednesday 08 Feb 2023

Course fees and funding support


* This course is fully funded for eligible students.

If you are not eligible, the cost of the course is £25.00. If you choose to stay residentially, and you are not eligible via the residential funding assessment, there will be an additional fee to pay. The vast majority of students are eligible to study and stay residentially for free and we will confirm when you apply.