Description

Course code: CF2483
Outdoor Learning: Group Leader Training – Theory (mandatory for Category 3 and Category 4 excursions)
Please note: this is a mandatory course and attendance is required for the full 2 hrs.

All staff who will be directly involved with planning, delivering and evaluating excursions. Any member of staff going on excursions with responsibility for the safety of the group.

This Group Leader (Theory) Training is mandatory for all Category 3 or Category 4 excursions. It is valid for 3 years and must then be renewed.

  • PLEASE NOTE: Group Leaders wanting to deliver Category 3 and/or Category 4 excursions must book onto this course.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Excursions Coordinators must book onto a different course; the Excursions Coordinator Training Course https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory/104/a_to_z/O
  • PLEASE NOTE: there is an optional Group Leader (Practical). This is NOT mandatory. It is designed to support staff, including Probationary Teachers, who may benefit from practical experiences and support and is an optional follow-up from the Group Leader (Theory) Training https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory/104/a_to_z/O
  • If you are unsure, email 

Aims and outcomes

  • To familiarise staff with the Department's policy on off-site excursions and associated issues.
  • To plan and delivery safe and effective Category 3 and Category 4 excursions.

Course content

  • Excursion policy and procedures.
  • Issues of concern for the authority.
  • Legal responsibilities.
  • Risk Assessments.
  • Emergency Procedures.

Dates and times

This course is available on multiple dates (NB all courses take place at Bangholm Outdoor Centre unless stated otherwise

Dates

Type

Times

Venue

Course Tutor

Places available

08/02/19

GLT (Theory)

1000-1200

1400-1600

Gilmerton Community Centre

Cliff Smith

25 on each session

06/03/19

GLT (Theory)

1630-1830

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Cliff Smith

25

29/03/19

GLT (Theory)

1300-1500

Balerno High School

Cliff Smith

100

26/04/19

GLT (Theory)

 

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Cliff Smith

25 on each session

03/05/19

GLT (Theory)

 

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Cliff Smith

25 on each session

07/06/19

GLT (Theory)

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Cliff Smith

25 on each session

23/08/19

GLT (Theory)

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Cliff Smith

25 on each session

13/09/19

GLT (Theory)

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Cliff Smith

25 on each session

04/10/19

GLT (Theory)

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Cliff Smith

25 on each session


Participants should have read the current Excursions Policy available on the ORB, in advance of the course https://orb.edinburgh.gov.uk/excursionsFurther information

An Excursions Policy induction guide for Group Leaders and Excursions Policy Guide – 10 Things to Help You are available via https://orb.edinburgh.gov.uk/excursions


To book

To book as a Council employee - Book on the Orb

Book as a non-CEC Employee - Call 0131 469 3227 or email 


Course organiser Mel Coutts email  Tel 469 3065 or 

Andrew Bradshaw or Cliff Smith

Andrew Bradshaw (M) 077 186 605 49 

Cliff Smith (M) 077 487 035 15 

Location

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Event details

Availability:24
Reservations until:03/10/2019 01:00 AM
Starts on:06/03/2019 04:30 PM
Ends on:04/10/2019 06:30 PM

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