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The finer details

  • Route planning, navigation & timing
  • Safe guidance of group to ensure all group members are kept within front & rear guides and able to hear & understand all oral deliveries
  • Aims & objectives relevant to the participants & organisational goals
  • Setting of reasonable goals needs to take into account the abilities & needs of the recipient group
  • Carry out risk assessment procedures taking into account abilities of individuals, weather, terrain & objectives
  • Suitable provision for First Aid & casualty evacuation
  • Assist the participants to understand the methods of delivering information to a group whilst in the field
  • Planning content & rationale of environmental walks
  • Take account of wider environmental issues and allow for achievable learning outcomes in the given time scale
  • Methods of providing additional educational inputs to groups engaged in field walks on environmental issues
  • Carry out practice walks to assess the participants’ ability to carry out a guided walk.
Leading Guided Walks/Involving the Community in the Environment

Delivery method

Theory and Practical

Recognised by

Lantra Awards

Who should attend?

What will be covered?

By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Plan a guided walk ensuring the safety of group members
  • Deliver a guided walk along planned routes taking into account needs & abilities of group members, within allotted time scale
  • Understand the requirement & procedure for risk assessment including first aid provision
  • Deliver environmental information whilst conducting a guided walk which is relevant & suitable for the knowledge & understanding of the group members
  • Provide suitable back up information relevant to the topic under scrutiny
  • Adhere to required organisational procedures in terms of recording and feedback.
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