Outdoor Skills

WALK LEADERSHIP SKILLS ONLINE LEARNING

With Mark Reid FRGS – author of ‘The Inn Way’ guidebooks & Mountain Leader

VIRTUAL WALK LEADERSHIP SKILLS COURSE
  • Learn new skills from the comfort of your own home.
  • Become an inspiring and engaging Walk Leader
  • Manage your Walking Group safely and effectively

This Virtual Walk Leadership Skills course will develop your knowledge and skills to safely and effectively manage your walking group out in the countryside, whilst also highlighting the key attributes of an inspiring and engaging Walk Leader.

We will focus on pre-walk Planning and Preparation, Group Management and Walk Leadership.

Our online Virtual Walk Leadership Skills course is suitable for everyone who enjoys walking in the countryside in groups, from family and friends to walking groups and commercial outdoor providers.

NB: This course is not a formal Walk Leadership qualification.

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Mark Reid has taken over 11,500 people out walking in the countryside since 2007, and has a wealth of experience dealing with all ages, abilities, conditions and situations.

OUTLINE OF THE ONLINE COURSE

There are two elements to this online course

A – Home Study
You will be sent a detailed email to help you prepare for the Interactive Workshop. Topics will include…

  • Walk planning – pre-walk / on the day / what if’s / briefings
  • Weather forecasts and Essential Kit
  • An overview of Operating Procedures and Risk Assessments
  • First Aid, Emergency Procedures and Incident Management
  • Walk Leadership – lead, engage, manage, inspire
  • Group Management – read your group, manage pace, change plans
  • Outdoor Education – geography, history, fauna, flora
  • Decision making, biases and traps
  • Purpose, objectives, actions and outcomes – what’s the difference?

C – 2 hour Online Interactive Workshop with Mark Reid
This online workshop with Mark Reid (via Zoom) will highlight the key learning points from the topics listed above, namely Walk Planning, Group Management and Walk Leadership.

Please note: There are a lot of topics to cover. Some of the topics will only be covered briefly, which will give you information to then follow up yourself or get more formal training, for example First Aid. This course is not a formal Walk Leadership qualification.

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WHAT RESOURCES DO YOU NEED FOR THIS COURSE?
  • Computer, laptop or tablet, with your camera enabled.
  • Sign up to ZOOM and VIMEO, both of which are FREE to join
HOW TO BOOK…

Choose one of the dates for your online Interactive Workshop from the drop-down menu in the BOOK NOW section. Once you have booked your Online Workshop, we will then send you an email with details of how to join your Online Workshop.

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This includes:

  • 2-hour Online Interactive Workshop with Mark Reid, focussing on Walk Planning, Group Management and Walk Leadership.
  • £10 discount voucher against any of our practical navigation courses.
Maximum of 6 participants on each online workshop You will need a computer, laptop or tablet with video enabled, as well as a free account with Zoom and Vimeo. Our Loyalty Reward Scheme does not apply to this online course. The £10 Voucher is valid for 12 months and subject to T&Cs.
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