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Intermediate to Advanced GPS for Outdoor Navigators and Leaders

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Barton Seagrave Village Hall

St Boltophs Road

Barton Seagrave

Kettering

NN15 6UA

United Kingdom

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An intermediate to advanced GPS training course for expert outdoor navigators and leaders who own a GPS and use it, but would like to develop their skills to use the GPS as their principal navigation device. The course focuses on navigation using built-in GPS digital mapping together with an extended session on using PC or laptop digital mapping with a GPS unit. It comprises an introductory classroom session, a practical exercise outside, and a further classroom session. Included is the hire of a modern GPS unit for the day (but participants may use their own GPS if it is suitable; preferably a modern Garmin device), together with high-quality colour illustrated handouts to take away. It is only suitable for those who are confident navigating outdoors both conventionally and with a GPS unit and are familar with using a PC (or Mac); it does not cover smartphones or wearable GPS devices.

The course is based in the Barton Seagrave Village Hall (opened Sep 16) which has ample parking and good public transport links. Details will be provided by e-mail after booking. Practical exercises will be carried out in Wicksteed Park, publically accessible trust-land a few minutes walk away. The Hall and Park have cafe facilities (but these may not be open), and suitable shelter, but participants should bring a picnic lunch and be prepared with clothing to be outdoors in any weather.

Courses will run with a minimum of 4 participants, but a maximum of 8, so there is plenty of opportunity for personal mentoring and tuition. Members of the MTA, BAIML, MIA or BMG can obtain one CPD point on successful completion of this course (you will need to provide your membership or CMS number when booking).

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Barton Seagrave Village Hall

St Boltophs Road

Barton Seagrave

Kettering

NN15 6UA

United Kingdom

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Refunds up to 7 days before event

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