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|Thursday 31st Oct, 2024
|Thursday 31st Oct 2024
This day (or part of a day) is for those who were deferred on part of their Mountain Leader (Summer) Assessment. Structure of the day will depend on the aspect of the syllabus that requires reassessment.
Skills covered will depend on the area of the syllabus of the scheme that needs to be reassessed. However, the structure of the day enables us to examine all aspects of the syllabus, ensuring that you have the opportunities to exhibit the skills required of a Mountain Leader
This course is for all who have been deferred on part of their Mountain Leader Assessment and are ready to return for re-assessment as per their course report/assessment feedback.
Re-assessment days may vary depending on the nature of the re-assessment The aims of this course are:
Great assessor made the day relatively stress free making the assessment as painless as possible. Tollymore has been a great place to do the ML award. The facilities available to course participants are excellent and accommodation extremely comfortable. The assessment course is thorough and demanding ensuring that candidates are meeting the correct standard while still maintaining an informative and educational means of feedback. Instructors were approachable and really explained the way in which the assessment would proceed from the outset which really helped us candidates to relax (a bit!) as a lot of our queries and concerns about the way the assessment would proceed were answered at the start of the week. I would highly recommend Tollymore to all aspiring ML's.
— Stewart McWilliams Richill
This programme may vary, depending on prevailing weather conditions and areas of the syllabus to be assessed/
Navigation Re-assessment generally begin at 14.00 and finish around 22.30
Steep Ground re-assessment generally begin 09.00 and finish around 15.00
If you are to be reassessed in both areas you will start at 09:00 and return to the centre for a break before being briefed for the navigation session 16:00.
It is important to note that the above outline programme is a guide. Times may vary due to weather conditions or other reasons.
N.B. At time of booking please ensure you clarify the comments as outlined in the deferral section of the course report. This allows the assessor to plan the appropriate format required for your reassessment.
Please ensure you bring your up to date DLOG log book.
Bring any of your own personal hillwalking/outdoor clothing and kit. Such as, waterproof jacket and trousers, boots, fleece jacket, hat and gloves, flask, water bottle, Mourne map (1:25,000), compass Silva type 4 or similar and spare clothes.
Please ensure you bring along a device which will allow you to ‘stopwatch’ your time.
Tollymore can supply most of the equipment you require for this course but as an aspirant ML it is assumed you will be fairly self-sufficient in terms of kit.
Tollymore will supply all ropes for this course and helmets where required.
Your course is a one day course, so accommodation is not provided. However, we do have changing rooms, showers and lockers available for your use.
We can offer you a nights’ accommodation and breakfast either at the beginning or end of a course for an extra fee per person. This is a great way to further enhance your time at Tollymore and savour the beautiful majestic setting that the Centre has to offer.
Our catering is first class, noted both for the quality and quantity of the food that we provide. Your course is catered, so you will be provided with a packed lunch and/or dinner for the day as required. You may however wish to bring your own personal snack food for use during the course. You can fill a flask with tea or coffee at the Centre if required.