Navigation – SPECIAL FORCES SKILLS SERIES – 2019 date TBC

£150.00

Learn the core map and compass skills that will enable you to navigate yourself unaided over difficult terrain on iconic Special Forces routes.

During the course of the day you will learn how to:

  • Effectively read and interpret a map
  • Orient a map to the surrounding terrain
  • Navigate using a compass
  • Find your bearings in bad weather
  • Use a resection to establish your position
  • Measure distance travelled to ensure you stay on track

This course will enable you to combine these skills and provide the knowledge to move efficiently over unknown terrain in a tactical and covert manner.

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Learn the core map and compass skills that will enable you to navigate yourself unaided over difficult terrain on iconic Special Forces routes.

During the course of the day you will learn how to:

  • Effectively read and interpret a map
  • Orient a map to the surrounding terrain
  • Navigate using a compass
  • Find your bearings in bad weather
  • Use a resection to establish your position
  • Measure distance travelled to ensure you stay on track

This course will enable you to combine these skills and provide the knowledge to move efficiently over unknown terrain in a tactical and covert manner.


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Event Details

Start date: November 24, 2018

End date: November 24, 2018

Start time: 09:00

End time: 18:00

Venue: Brecon Beacons - Wales. Exact details will be emailed to you after booking.

Email: events@break-point.co.uk

How hard physically will the day be?
The Brecon Beacons is home to some very testing terrain, hence why it is used by UKSF for the first stage of their selection process. You will need a reasonable level of fitness to get the most out of the day. If you have the fitness to cope with a sustained 8 hours walking over rough terrain you will be fine.
Will these skills help with other Break-Point Events?
Yes, the skills you take away will put you ahead of the game on any other Break-Point event. Not only that but they will be a great asset to you in other areas of life as well.
Do I need any special kit?
You will need hiking kit appropriate for 1 days walking in adverse conditions.
Do I need to bring food?
Yes - details of what to bring will be sent out to you in the Candidate Brief.
What times will the Skill Series of Events start and finish?
The event will start at 0900hrs and finish at 1800hrs.
Will I need to arrange transport?
Yes - details of where you need to get to will be supplied in the Candidate Brief.

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