Careful handling of compass – do not drop or hit, keep away from magnetic interference, report damage to TIC
Give simple, short, clear instructions for orienting compass
Rotate dial to given bearing
Base plate held horizontally at tummy button level
Direction of travel arrow pointing away from tummy
Align Magnetic North arrow (needle) and Orienting Arrow (Red into Shed) by rotating SELF – not compass
Direction of travel arrow shows where to aim for.
Give bearing and ask students/adults to orient themselves
Check all students/adults are facing the correct direction
Practice setting buddy into position and do back-bearing check
Put the Red in the Shed.
Aim the direction of travel arrow at the person