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Expedition and Outdoor Leadership Certificate

Who Should Attend

The Certificate is a requirement for those training or supervising expeditions. The certificate is valid for 5 years, and can be renewed by attending a renewal course.

Course Description

The Brigade in England and Wales offers an Assessment Weekend for the Expedition and Outdoor Leadership Scheme. This enables candidates the opportunity to achieve either Standard or Advanced status if they successfully pass the required standard in a range of key competences. STANDARD: for those leaders training and supervising expeditions within the Brigade's Award Scheme (i.e., up to Queen's Badge or DEA Silver Award standards in low level / normal country); ADVANCED: for those leaders training and supervising expeditions to DEA Gold Award standards (i.e., in wild country)

Courses Available

Expedition & Outdoor Leadership Certificate (ASSESSMENT) Course

Date: 10th-12th May 2019
Location: Edale, Peak District
Organiser: England and Wales Region
Contact: Andy Holland / England and Wales Office - 01442 288558

Expedition Leadership

Date: 10th - 12th May 2019
Location: Carronvale House, Larbert
Organiser: Scottish Headquarters
Contact: Irene Davidson - 01324 562008 Option 1
Details: The training course leads to the awarding of the Certificate in Expedition and Outdoor Leadership for all those who wish train young people in Expedition skills and/or supervise Expeditions. The certificate is set at three levels: Basic – for those who wish to instruct young people and lead accompanied training expeditions in moderate and familiar terrain and in doing so gain experience Standard – for those leaders training and supervising Expeditions within the Brigade’s Award Scheme (i.e. up to Queen’s Badge and DofE Silver standard) Advanced – for those leaders training and supervising Expeditions to DofE Gold Standard

E+OLC Assessment (Basic and Standard)

Date: 7th -9th June 2019
Location: New Forest
Organiser: 2nd Alton
Contact: David Allan -
Details: BB in Hampshire are again running an E+OLC Assessment (Basic and Standard) in the New Forest on 7th-9th June. For full details please email (

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