Wayahead Training are experts in providing outdoor training courses

Mountain Training

We regularly offer all the courses below which are accredited through Mountain Training.

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.