Hampshire Outdoors training opportunities

Hampshire Outdoors can help you with planning a variety of school visits.  Our experienced team are always available to offer advice on outdoor learning (including Trailblazer), off-site visits, residentials and the EVOLVE system.

We also offer a wide range of Outdoor, PE and First Aid courses.  Many of our courses can be offered as bespoke events for your school and can be held on-site at a convenient time for you.

If you would like to book a bespoke course, please complete this form and we will contact you to arrange.

Outdoor Leader - Risk Management in the Outdoors

£100* per delegate - 1 day course
£950* bespoke course for up to 20 staff

This course focuses on the key skills and leadership required to  safely manage an off-site visit or activity.  Group management, risk assessment and risk management are all covered.

The course also includes some practical outdoor activities, including the correct use of a throw bag.  It will give you the skills and confidence to lead visits.

*Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC) - Initial Training

£145* per delegate - 1 day course
£80* per delegate (refresher) - 0.5 day course

Schools should appoint an Educational Visits Coordinator and make sure they have the training they need.  This HCC and nationally recognised training course covers the management checks and procedures for offsite visits.  The qualification is valid for 5 years.

We also offer a half-day refresher course for those whose qualification has expired.

 * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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Trailblazer - Get Your School Started!

£95* per delegate - 1 day course

Trailblazer is our exciting outdoor learning scheme which promotes outdoor learning and environmental education for young people of all ages.

This introduction to Trailblazer is a practical course which will develop your work in outdoor learning with ideas, resources and opportunities to share experiences.  Your school will then become a member of the Trailblazer scheme with access to our newsletter, activity resources and support.

 * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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Camping on Your School Grounds

£150* whole staff training - 2 hour course

This bespoke course, carried out on your school grounds, will enable you to lead an on-site camp. This can be a wonderful way for      children to experience a first residential and is a low cost option.

The course covers risk management and gives practical advice on running a camp which is targeted to your staff experience and confidence levels.

 * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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Outdoor Learning Workshops - Bespoke for your school

From £315* bespoke course for up to 20 staff - 0.5 day course

We offer bespoke outdoor learning training for your school, tailored to your grounds and experience of outdoor learning.

It could be that you want to encourage your children to master maths outside or inspire them to use the outdoors in literacy.  We can inspire your staff with a range of easy, different curriculum-focused activities that are low-cost and adaptable.

 * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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Lunchtime Supervisors Workshop - Bespoke for your school

£315* per school - 2 hour course

Equip your lunchtime staff with the skills to create positive lunchtimes and breaktimes.

  * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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Snowsport Course Organiser (SCO)

£100* per delegate - 1 day course

This course is designed to give teachers, youth leaders and other competent persons the skills necessary to organise and manage a snowsport visit for groups including young people in recognised ski resorts in the UK and abroad.

This is an essential course for those wanting to take young people skiing.

  * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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Emergency First Aid at Work

£95* per delegate - 1 day course

A one day course which will enable you to administer emergency first aid in a prompt, safe and effective manner.  This OFQUAL, Level 2 Award is a regulated course and usually has an adult, urban focus.

The training lasts 7 hours - and the qualification is valid for three years. A practical course, which will give confidence to provide First Aid treatment in a prompt, safe and effective manner.

  * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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Emergency Paediatric First Aid

£95* per delegate - 1 day course

A Level 3 Award in Emergency Paediatric First Aid (RQF).

It is recommended for the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and meets Childcare Registration requirements  for people working with younger children (those up to eight years old).

  * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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ITC Outdoor First Aid - 2 day course

£125* per delegate

A thorough First Aid course, recommended to anyone working in the outdoors.  It is nationally recognised and is the right level to  support many outdoor qualifications, like Forest Schools, Skiing, Mountain biking (MIAS) and Mountain leader (ML).  It is also great for more adventurous outdoor visits.

  * Prices above are for establishments with a Hampshire SLA and are valid until April 1 2020.  Prices for non-SLA organisations are available upon request.

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