Category Archives: Training

Bronze Expedition Options Trial

The DofE are currently running a trial to alter elements of the expedition section aimed at making the bronze award more accessible to young people and schools. We’re offering Licensed Organisations five new options as part of a UK-wide trial, which you … Continue reading

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Mountain Training – Our Ethos

Mountain Training Awards in the words of people who hold leadership qualifications. Mountain Training is the collection of awarding bodies for skills courses and qualifications in walking, climbing and mountaineering in the UK and Ireland. More information from: http://www.mountain-training.org

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First Aid Friends Programme for Schools: KS1 and KS2

http://www.discoverytraining.org/first-aid-friends/The First Aid Friends Programme has been written and developed by Emma Gaskell & Sarah Moses of Discovery Training (Yorkshire) Ltd: It provides a carefully planned developmental opportunity of learning through which children acquire knowledge and life skills in First … Continue reading

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Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training Courses 2016

Three dates are now available for this training for 2016. It is particularly suitable for Educational Visits Co-ordinators (EVCs) new to the role and others involved in the management of educational visits. This course, developed by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ … Continue reading

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Educational Visits Co-ordinator Training Course

The next Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training course is being held on Wednesday 17 June 2015  at BBIC Wilthorpe, Barnsley. Places still available for those who wish to attend. All schools and children’s services settings should have an Educational Visits … Continue reading

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First aid training to be made compulsory for new nursery recruits

Information from the DfE: New nursery and pre-school staff will be required to undertake paediatric first aid for the first time, according to new government proposals. The plans have received the support of parents Joanne and Dan Thompson, who have … Continue reading

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YHA Familiarisation Visits – YHA Castleton/Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA Sherwood Forest, YHA Whitby, YHA Eyam – Free of Charge

Forthcoming familiarisation visits from the Youth Hostels Association at YHA Castleton Losehill Hall, YHA Edale, YHA Sherwood Forest, YHA Whitby and YHA Eyam as follows. These events are free of charge and an overnight stay may be available if required to … Continue reading

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Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training Courses 2015

Three dates are now available for this training for 2015. It is particularly suitable for Educational Visits Co-ordinators (EVCs) new to the role and others involved in the management of educational visits. This course, developed by the Outdoor Education Advisers’ … Continue reading

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Educational Visits Co-ordinator Training Course

The next Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training course is being held on Thursday 2 October 2014 at BBIC Wilthorpe, Barnsley. Places still available for those who wish to attend. All schools and children’s services settings should have an Educational Visits Co-ordinator who … Continue reading

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EVC Training Course – Wednesday 26 March 2014

The next Educational Visits Co-ordinator (EVC) Training course is being held on Wednesday 26 March 2014 at BBIC Wilthorpe, Barnsley. Places still available for those who wish to attend. All schools and children’s services settings should have an Educational Visits Co-ordinator who … Continue reading

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