Introduction to Map Reading
What will I learn?
4 figure and 6 figure grid referencing Route planning Parts of a Compass & bearings Conventional signs & symbols on Ordnance survey maps Pacing Map abbreviations
Did you know that being able to read a map or use a compass properly might save your life? Modern technology can be really good in terms of helping you navigate, but if your GPS does not function because you are in a valley, in bad weather or have a flat battery, it can be vital that you know how to read a map and use a compass. If you are planning to or are currently undertaking Duke of Edinburgh awards, this course is ideal for practicing your skills.
Additional Course Details for 17/18
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Course code 19406 Course name Introduction to Map Reading Campus Study mode Part-Time Days Tuesday + Wednesday + Thursday Times 10:00 to 16:00 16-18 fee £0.00 Entitlement Waiver £0.00 Full Cost Fees £0.00 Start date 03/04/18 Duration 1 week (s)