Level 3 Qualification in Lowland Expedition Leadership (LEL)
The Sports Leaders UK Level 3 Qualification in Lowland Expedition Leadership is a nationally recognised qualification that trains and qualifies teachers, youth workers and other members of the community to:
- Lead walking groups in lowland countryside
- Impart the knowledge and skills needed to undertake a day walk
- Have responsibility for the care of others while leading a day walk in lowland countryside
- Plan and lead overnight base and mobile camps.
The qualification also counts towards the volunteering section of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme.
The qualification counts towards the service section of all three awards in The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scheme.
Age: 17+ (learners must be 18 years of age on completion – please note, there is no upper age limit for this qualification)
Guided learning hours: 135 hours (including 30 hours demonstration of leadership)
The qualification does not qualify people to lead groups in remote or mountainous areas.
The Level 3 Qualification in Lowland Expedition Leadership has eight units of work including 30 hours demonstration of leadership.
Courses are typically run over a series of weekends, but can be tailored to suit your organisation by being run on weekdays and/or evening sessions.