Educational Visits Training for Schools and Academies

Educational Visits Training for Schools and Academies

Educational visits provide valuable offsite learning enhancement to the core curriculum, enabling pupils to achieve a fuller understanding of the world around them through direct experience. Thorough planning and preparation not only ensures their success, but provides a robust framework to safeguarding all those, children and young people, teachers, staff and volunteers, who participate.

This course is designed to explore the key elements needed to make educational visits safe and successful.

What is covered in this course?

  • Parental consent
  • Roles & responsibilities of:
    • Leadership & management
    • The Visit Leader
    • Other staff and adults involved in an off-site visit
    • Children's responsibilities
    • Parents / Guardians
  • Risk Assessment
  • Using outside organisations
  • Exploratory Visit
  • Contingency planning:
    • Protocols to manage the visit
    • Protocols to manage incidents
  • Supervision
  • First Aid
  • Photography
  • Transport
  • Residential Visits
  • Trips abroad
  • Preparing the children
  • Supporting vulnerable children – SEN and medical needs
  • Communicating with parents / guardians

Our training is applicable to the following educational settings: Primary Schools, Primary Academies, Secondary Schools, Secondary Academies, Private Nurseries, Maintained Nurseries, Public Schools, Free Schools, Pupil Referral Units, and SEND Schools.

To fulfil the latest HM Government statutory guidance, training is advised for the following roles:

  • All existing staff – Teachers, LSAs, HLTAs, TAs, Support Staff
  • All new recruits in roles named above as part of the induction process
  • Named governors / trustees for safeguarding & child protection

The Admin dashboard

Our system requires no complicated setup. From the Admin Dashboard simply copy and send an invitation email to your staff with the login details for your school or academy. Once your staff commence training, all progress, results and CPD certificates are presented in the Admin Dashboard as evidence of training.

The Training site

Staff complete a course via any PC, Mac, Smartphone or Tablet. Each course is made up of an engaging multimedia presentation created using 3D animation, comprehensive course notes and a fully tracked multiple-choice assessment. On completion, staff can view and print their CPD accredited certificate.

All courses are kept up-to-date with any changes in legislation or policy ensuring practice in your school or academy is compliant with current requirements.

Time to complete course

Approximately 1 hour

Course Video duration

36 minutes

CPD points

  • Provides a training audit trail to evidence compliance with statutory requirements on inspection
  • Stores CPD certificates for future access
  • Fully CPD accredited

Includes access to selected Safeguarding Webinars.

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Pricing and how to buy

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