Training Opportunities

Upcoming courses which support the delivery of Duke Of Edinburgh within Aberdeenshire Council. To make a booking please email

The following courses have been arranged for the provision of BASP 1st Aid courses within Aberdeenshire Council:

04-05 February 2023 – Alford Community Campus

11-12 March 2023 – Alford Community Campus

01-02 April 2023 – Alford Community Campus

Cost: £155.00 per person for 2 day full course.

Lowhills Gateway course

  • 1 day course 19th March 2023, in the hills around Glen Dye

The Lowhills Gateway course is aimed at those Aberdeenshire staff & formally recruited volunteers who wish to lead a group walking & or camping in terrain below 300m, and those who aspire to join the Lowhills Scheme but lack the hill experience & navigation skills to confidently accrue the required 20 days hill walking experience.  Topics covered include basic navigation, equipment & clothing, lightweight camping skills and emergency procedures

Cost: £85

Lowhills course

1st course 12th & 26th March 2023, location to be confirmed

2nd course 23rd April & 7th May 2023, location to be confirmed

Contact to discuss the course requirements

Cost: £165

Lowhills Update course

19th March 2023, location to be confirmed

Cost £85

To join any of these courses, please contact

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