Description

All staff, including an establishment’s nominated Excursions Coordinator, with responsibility for Strategic Management of Excursions. This course is mandatory for all nominated and registered Excursions Coordinators. 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 NOT book on this course. They must book onto the Group Leader (Theory) Course:

https://www.edinburgh.gov.uk/directory/104/a_to_z/O

The Group Leader (Theory) Training is the mandatory course required for all Category 3 or Category 4 excursions.

If you are unsure, email; excursions @edinburgh.gov.uk

Aims and outcomes

To familiarise staff with the Department's policy on off-site excursions and associated issues. To make staff aware of their role.

Course content

Examination of the excursion policy and procedures. Roles and responsibilities. Issues of concern for the authority. Risk Assessment. Record keeping requirements. Emergency Procedures.

Further information

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

It is a mandatory requirement that all establishments should have at least one member of staff who has attended this training – the Excursions Coordinator.

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

Book as a council employee - Book on the Orb

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


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

30/01/19

ECT

1630-1830

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Andrew Bradshaw

 

25

08/02/19

ECT

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Andrew Bradshaw

25

01/03/19

ECT

 

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Andrew Bradshaw

 

25 on each session

22/03/19

ECT

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Andrew Bradshaw

25 on each session

17/05/19

ECT

1000-1200

 

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Andrew Bradshaw

25

06/09/19

ECT

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Andrew Bradshaw

25 on each session

20/09/19

ECT

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Andrew Bradshaw

25 on each session

01/11/19

ECT

1000-1200

1400-1600

Bangholm Outdoor Centre

Andrew Bradshaw

25 on each session


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

Course tutor - 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:25
Reservations until:31/10/2019 01:00 AM
Starts on:08/02/2019 02:00 PM
Ends on:01/11/2019 04:00 PM