“ I have never before, in my long and eclectic career, been gifted with such an abundance of natural beauty as I experienced filming War Horse on Dartmoor.” Steven Spielberg.

NNAS Silver Award Course

20nov(nov 20)10:00 am21(nov 21)4:00 pmNNAS Silver Award Course

Event Details

The Silver National Navigation Award Scheme is a two day course including training and assessment. If you have some experience of hill walking but would like to go further afield, then the Silver NNAS will give you the skills to take your adventures off the paths and tracks and go cross-country using intermediate navigation skills. 

Silver NNAS is the perfect progression from Bronze NNAS, however Bronze NNAS is not mandatory.

Course Content:

 Confident use of the skills detailed in Bronze NNAS award. 

 Plan a strategical navigation route and using tick off features to keep on course.

 Apply the following navigation strategies; aiming off, attack points and collecting features and to use these skills in varying terrain.

 Identify contour features.

 Route choice and influencing factors.

 Accurately measuring distance, using timing and pacing.

 Relocation strategies.

 Accurate use of a compass to follow bearings and check the direction of linear features.

 Demonstrate the effects of weather, fatigue and physical discomfort and understand emergency procedures.

 Understand countryside responsibilities, impact of walkers and access legislation.

 Plan and implement a safe walk using the above skills. 

We have Public Group Courses running over 2021. Bespoke Courses can be arranged on dates to suit including 1:1 Courses. 


20 (Saturday) 10:00 am - 21 (Sunday) 4:00 pm


Princetown Community Centre

Tavistock Road, Princetown, Yelverton, PL20 6QE