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:

21-22 July 2022 – Alford Community Campus

24-25 September 2022 – Huntly Nordic Centre – FULL

15-16 October 2022 – Alford Community Campus – spaces available

19-20 November 2022 – Alford Community Campus – spaces available

Cost: £150.00 per person for 2 day full course.

Lowhills Gateway course

  • 1 day course 11th September, in the hills around Glen Dye

The new 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

To express an interest in the next series of Lowhills & Lowhills Update courses, please contact

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