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Initial EVC Training (Educational Visits Coordinator Training) - LUNCH WILL BE PROVIDED

Mandatory training for all Educational Visit Coordinators in all settings. Delegates should be members of SLT with experience of leading the types of visits the school engages in most often.


This is an Outdoor Education Adviser's Panel accredited course.

Enables Educational Visits Coordinators (EVCs) to effectively support staff in the planning and leading of off-site visits. Covers all associated legal requirements. Delegates will become familiar with the BwDBC guidance and National Guidance for off-site visits and will have the opportunity to review and discuss current practice with colleagues from other settings.


The course will cover the following areas:
Educational benefits of visits
Legal framework
Roles and Responsibilities
Planning a visit
Risk Management
BwDBC and National Guidance
Local Authority procedures
Emergency procedures, Approval procedures
Educational Visits audit & next steps - action plan.


Produces confident and informed EVCs enabling them to support and encourage staff in their setting to lead challenging and exciting visits, promoting high quality learning experiences.
Will help to fulfil statutory H&S requirements and raise awareness of legal framework, roles and responsiblities, including awareness of BwDBC guidance, National guidance and good practice, whilst ensuring that any planning is proportionate and any needless bureaucracy is removed.
Delegates will be provided with a self-assessment tool for the management of off-site visits and encouraged to review current practice and develop an action plan to ensure that effective procedures are in place that are both supportive and enabling.

Booking Information

Lunch will be provided.

17 Sep 2019 09:00 - 16:00

Closing date: 13/09/2019
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Date and Time

17 Sep 2019 09:00 - 16:00


Witton City Learning Centre (CLC3 / South Suite), Buncer Lane, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 6TD


Julie Hemingway
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