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Tweet Wednesday 21st October 2020

New eLearning 'Introduction to Orienteering' Course Available

British Orienteering now offers new online learning platform.

A new course available in the British Orienteering eLearning offers a fresh approach to the ‘Introduction to Orienteering’ course’.  All Teachers and Assistants, Outdoor Centre Staff, Youth Leaders and Uniformed Group Leaders to support them in understanding what Orienteering is and how to introduce activity sessions in a fun and exciting way to young people. 

This interactive online learning course goes through all the basics for will equip teachers and outdoor leaders with the knowledge and confidence to introduce Orienteering within their setting. 

Orienteering is an outdoor physical activity that can be delivered safely in schools, can be delivered COVID-secure, and develop a young person’s confidence and the ability to make decisions.

This eLearning course has been developed with a clear focus on young people developing key skills through interactive and fun activity sessions.  The course will take approximately an hour to complete. Everyone who completes the course will receive an official British Orienteering Introduction to Orienteering certificate, ten group learning activities and seven supporting resources to use immediately after the training in their group activity sessions. 

British Orienteering, said: “This course will also enable the learner to gain access to practical information about orienteering in schools and how to access British Orienteering’s mapped and virtual orienteering courses for their group activities and details of accessible sources of funding.”

Special Offer for two weeks only!  The ‘Introduction to Orienteering’ eLearning course is currently available at £20 per learner.  However, be quick!  This course will increase to £30 per learner on the 1 November 2020.

More online courses available.  The Event Safety Course is currently available FREE of charge until the 1 January 2021, with more online courses coming soon. 

To find out more or set up your login on British Orienteering’s eLearning platform, and select a course from the menu click here.

If you have any ideas on other modules that British Orienteering could develop please email: