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.
This course is primarily aimed at staff leading visits however is open to all school / college staff.
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.
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
This course is provided by experienced trainers, registered with the Outdoor Education Advisers Panel.
Participants will receive a Strong Roots Training Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the course.