Outdoor Education

Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC)

Every establishment should have a designated and trained EVC who will; support and promote visits and outdoor learning across all the curriculum and for all young people; ensure visits comply with policies;  visits are planned, approved and evaluated;   Leaders are competent; Senior leaders are kept inform of visits.

The course is valid for 3 years. 

This course will be a face to face session of 4hrs and a virtual session for 2 hrs. You must attend both sessions to complete the training.

Prerequisites:

  • Should be an experienced visit leader
  • Have sufficient status to guide the working practice of colleagues

If the prerequisites are not met they will need structured access to and support from a designated colleague who meets the criteria.

Cost - SLA Fee - £140, Non SLA Fee £200

Late cancellation/non-attendance fee apply - see terms and conditions

This course is organised by the Workforce Development Team, if you have any queries about this course contact - Outdoor Education Team 

Course dates, venue and times
Please make a note of the course code and date, you will need this to book. All courses close for bookings 1 week before the course start date.
Course code Venue Course dates Time
OE157 Bushey Wood, Hailsham & Virtual Training, MS Teams 5 & 6 June 2024 09:00:13:00 & 09.30 - 11.30
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To cancel a course booking or change the name on a booking, please use the cancellation/replacement booking form.

Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC) Update

Every 3 years the EVC is required to update their training.  The course will focus upon specific updates to guidance and policy, provide an opportunity to share and discuss practice and concerns, workshop scenarios and look at any learning points from incidents.

Prerequisites:

  • Completed the EVC training 3 years ago (or sooner)
  • Please ensure you are able to have your camera on for the training

Cost - SLA Fee - £100, Non SLA Fee £150

Late cancellation/non-attendance fee apply - see terms and conditions

This course is organised by the Workforce Development Team, if you have any queries about this course contact - Outdoor Education Team 

Course dates, venue and times.
We currently do not have any dates scheduled, we regularly add courses to the programme so please look out for the weekly advertising or keep visiting these pages.

Visit Leader

A good way of evidencing visits leaders competence is through the completion of the visit leader course, which is both theory and practical.   The course covers all aspects of being a visit leader from the planning of visits, to the active supervision on the ground, risk management and dealing with emergencies.

This course will have practical elements. The course is open to anyone that is intending to support or lead visits.

Cost - SLA Fee - £140, Non SLA Fee £200

Late cancellation/non-attendance fee apply - see terms and conditions

This course is organised by the Workforce Development Team, if you have any queries about this course contact - Outdoor Education Team 

Course dates, venue and times.
We currently do not have any dates scheduled, we regularly add courses to the programme so please look out for the weekly advertising or keep visiting these pages.

Emergency on School Trips

This is a new course aimed at all staff going on a visit. The course will look at and discuss different types of emergencies, their role in an emergency and what they should do and consider.

Cost - SLA Fee - £150, Non SLA Fee £200

Late cancellation/non-attendance fee apply - see terms and conditions

This course is organised by the Workforce Development Team, if you have any queries about this course contact - Outdoor Education Team 

Course dates, venue and times.
We currently do not have any dates scheduled, we regularly add courses to the programme so please look out for the weekly advertising or keep visiting these pages.