Wayahead Training are experts in providing outdoor training courses

Mountain Training

We regularly offer all the courses below which are accredited through Mountain Training – you can search for dates by accessing the Mountain Training website.

We also regularly put on private courses on request e.g. a group of teachers from a school or other organisation. Please feel free to contact us direct for a bespoke quote: mail@wayahead-training.co.uk

Hill Skills – a beginners course providing introduction to the skills needed for walking in the countryside

Hills Skills

Mountain Skills – an ideal choice for walkers interested in transferring their walking skills to more mountainous terrain

Mountain Skills

Rock Skills – a beginners course for getting started in indoor or outdoor climbing.

Rock Skills

Lowland Leader Training & Assessment – designed for people who wish to lead day walks in lowland countryside or woodland summer conditions. Most of the UK and Ireland is considered lowland terrain so this is a really useful qualification to have!

Lowland Leader

Hill and Moorland Leader Training & Assessment – previously called “Walking Group Leader”, this qualification enables you to lead groups in moorland, but non-mountainous terrain.

Hill & Moorland Leader

Expedition Skills – an optional module to increase your skills in leading camping- based expeditions.

Expedition Skills

Bespoke Training Courses

Here are some examples of other bespoke courses that we provide on a regular basis – please contact us for details and quotes.

Rescue Emergency Care (REC) & QNUK

  • Outdoor First Aid (16 hours)
  • Paediatric First Aid
  • First Aid at Work (inc EFAW and refresher)
  • First Responders (Level 3 pre-hospital care qualification)

RLSS (Royal Lifesaving Society)

National Water Safety Management Programme (NWSMP) Level 1 – 3.


Offsite Safety Management Training – a 2 day course covering safety management of expeditions, fieldwork and all off-site visits.


Safeguarding Children and Young People (Level 2) – suitable for those who come into contact with children as part of their working role. Valid for 3 years.