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Educational Visits Co-ordinators Training and Revalidation

Price : £130.00

Duration : 6.5 hours

Course Overview

It is regarded as best practice that all educational institutions have the minimum of one Educational visits Coordinator (EVC), and a requirement if working under the Telford and Wrekin Educational Visits Service Level Agreement. The EVC should ensure that all visits meet the employers and establishment’s policies, procedures and requirements and be focal point for planning and monitoring of visits and outdoor learning. The EVC is required to attend an EVC training course every 3 years as a minimum to ensure currency and competence. The courses are led by the Telford & Wrekin Accredited Outdoor Education Advisor. This course which is nationally accredited by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel comprises: Introduction and overview, participant needs and priorities; benefits and barriers to educational visits; Legal expectations; planning, leading and evaluating visits and outdoor learning, including, event specific planning; emergency planning; accident and incident reporting; monitoring; record keeping and visit evaluation. There is no charge for this course if your school/organisation has an Educational Visits Service Level Agreement with Telford & Wrekin Council.

Course Pre Requisites

None

Who Is This Course For

Newly appointed Educational Visit Coordinators or EVCs who are seeking a revalidation or refresher training.

Educational Visits Leader Training - Theory only

Price : £98.00

Duration : Theory only (3 hours)

Course Overview

The Educational Visits Leader Theory course is classroom based and includes interactive activities and discussion. The course which is nationally accredited by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel comprises: 1. Benefits and perceived barriers: of educational visits and how to maximise learning opportunities. 2. Legal expectations: Employer’s visit policy / procedures as required by their Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC). Definition of negligence vs. accident and current FAQs relating to legal issues and visits. 3. Planning, leading and evaluating. Documenting proportional risk management that meet employer requirements and highlight practical methods to manage risk. Post visit evaluation to inform future visit planning. There is a discount rate if your school/organisation has an Educational Visits Service Level Agreement with Telford & Wrekin Council.

Course Pre Requisites

None

Who Is This Course For

The Educational Visit Leader training is for any member of staff who is taking key responsibility for organising and taking children and young people out of school on visits and trips. Strongly recommended training as preparation for planning and leading a visit.

Educational Visits Leader Training - Theory and Practical

Price : £146.00

Duration : Theory and practical full course (6 ½ hours)

Course Overview

The Educational Visits Leader theory and practical course is a combination of classroom based learning and uses a range of outdoor settings that will be typically found on educational visits. The course which nationally accredited by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ Panel comprises: 1. Benefits and perceived barriers: of educational visits and how to maximise learning opportunities. 2. Legal expectations: Employer’s visit policy / procedures as required by their Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC). Definition of negligence vs. accident and current FAQs relating to legal issues and visits. 3. Planning, leading and evaluating: Documenting proportional risk management that meet employer requirements and highlight practical methods to manage risk. Post visit evaluation to inform future visit planning. 4. Practical session: Generic group management strategies including risk-benefit assessment. Management of groups in car parks and road crossings, picnic sites, when moving on foot including way finding and near water. There is a discount rate if your school/organisation has an Educational Visits Service Level Agreement with Telford & Wrekin Council.

Course Pre Requisites

None

Who Is This Course For

The Educational Visit Leader training is for any member of staff who is taking key responsibility for organising and taking children and young people out of school on visits and trips. Strongly recommended training as preparation for planning and leading a visit.

Discover, Inspire, Achieve : Staff Team Development

Price : £0.00

Duration : Bespoke course developed with the customer - Price on enquiry

Course Overview

These bespoke courses take your staff team outdoors and into fun challenging experiences requiring collaboration, communication and perseverance to succeed. The outdoors is also a grand environment for stepping away from the hurley-burley of modern working life, so alternatively activities can be provided that offer opportunities for reflection, give space to breathe gently and a place to simply be. Fun and laughter, thrills and spills, quiet conversation and companionship - we plan the course with you to ensure the activities fulfil your aims and match the level of adventure that suits your staff. The delivery style will be through experiential learning so that participants get to have a go themselves and will allow for sharing and discussion. The courses will be led by Arthog staff who are experienced and highly qualified Outdoor Education Professionals with a passion for taking learning into the great outdoors.

Course Pre Requisites

None

Who Is This Course For

Teams that would benefit from an alternative to their normal working routines and venues, who may value getting to know each other and working together in new ways.