Training courses

We are a registered approved provider of courses for mountain training skills and awards – the awarding body for nationally recognised qualifications. ​

Our training courses are particularly suitable for people involved in the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme, and for those who wish to use the outdoors as a learning opportunity for curriculum based topics.

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​This one-day nationally accredited training course covers aspects of the law related to educational visits, risk assessment of visits, and the administrative requirements associated with off-site educational activities.

The course will enable EVCs to plan and manage their schools' educational visits and off-site activities in line with national guidance and current good practice. It will also help to fulfil their health and safety obligations.

Who is the course aimed at?

This course is aimed at new and existing EVCs.

Key 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 the Education Visit Co-ordinator
  • increased competence in risk assessing and managing risks on off-site visits

Cost

£110 per person.

How to book

Contact Mike Fawcett:

01873 860225
Mike@longtownoutdoorlearning.co.uk

Other training providers are available. Visit the OEAP website OEAP website to find out more.

​Visit leader training is a one-day nationally accredited course directed at colleagues who lead or plan to lead visits off site with parties of young people.

It is a practically based course which deals with dynamic risk benefit assessments, and allows the sharing of best practice together with opportunities to raise issues directly related to your setting.

Part of the course is delivered outdoors, so you will need to bring stout footwear and suitable warm and waterproof clothing with you.

Key outcomes

  • recognising hazards
  • practical risk benefit assessment in the field
  • party management
  • presenting a balanced rational for offsite education
  • learning outside the classroom
  • an overview of national best practice
  • an overview of legal requirements

Cost

Theory and practice module
Full day - delivered at your school.
£650 for up to 20 people.

Theory module only
£500 for half a day or £750 for two twilight sessions (for up to 25 people)

How to book

Contact Mike Fawcett:

01873 860225
Mike@longtownoutdoorlearning.co.uk

Other training providers are available. Visit the OEAP website to find out more.

Details of current training courses can be found on the OEAP website.

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