Beginners

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 28 Conc £0 Full £35

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Monday 10:00 - 15:00 10 MAC 16/09/2019 25/11/2019 AW1250
Monday 10:00 - 15:00 10 MAC 06/01/2020 16/03/2020 AW2250

What will the course cover?

Simple map reading, improving walking skills, appreciating the countyside.

Who is the course for?

Generally a walk in flattish parkland covering 3-4 miles. No stiles or hills. This level is suitable for individuals with some mobility difficulties, those new to walking or walking for rehabilitation.Anyone wishing to improve their stamina and mobility through walking in the countryside

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

None

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Have a better idea of how to follow a walk on a map and relate the map to the ground and the ground to the map!

How is the course organised?

The first week of each term will be classroom based with a local walk. Meet at the Macbeth Centre where you will be driven in the mini bus to the walk location. The walk leader will guide you. the expectd return time is 15:00.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

None

How will my progress be assessed?

No formal assessment is required for this session

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

progress to the next level of ramble

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

You will pay a registration fee of either £20.00, borough residents, or £30.00 out-of-borough plus £3.50 each time you come to cover the transport costs. Ensure that you are appropriately dressed with walking boots/shoes. Walking poles should be used as well. Please bring a packed lunch and plenty of water to drink.

What support is available?

Help with literacy and numeracy is available through tht basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help fpr speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available from the ALSS course guide and from teaching or reception staff.