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Visit Leader Training

Visit Leader Training


Course Rationale:

This training  is classroom based and looks at effective planning for a visit.
Visit Leader Training is focused on active risk assessment and group management on educational visits and off-site activities.

Target Audience:

This course is primarily aimed at staff leading visits however is open to all school / college staff.

Course Content:

This course aims to equip staff with the key requirements to become a competent Visit Leader. The course outlines key considerations in planning an educational visit, updating participants with current good practice in the supervision of young people. 

The course provides training in strategies used for risk management and risk assessment off-site, and will include sessions on:

    •    Benefits and perceived barriers of off site visits.

    •    Planning, leading and evaluating off site activities and visits.

    •    Group management.

    •    Risk assessment training.

    •    Policy compliance.

Learning Outcomes:

Enhanced knowledge and understanding about the effective supervision of young people taking part in off-site activities and visits

Greater confidence and ability to act as a visit leader

Increased competence in risk assessing and managing risks on off-site visits

Course Tutors:

This course is provided by experienced trainers


Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the course.


New for 2018 - Online, this can be undertaken via an online e-learning platform for the whole school, click here for more details.
Onsite - £500 (no max attendees)