EVC Training

25th Jan 2018

EVC Training
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Course Details


Educational Visits Coordinator Training (OEAP Registered)


25th January 2018


09:00 - 16:00

Course Rationale:

This training course covers aspects of the law related to educational visits, risk assessment of visits, and the administrative requirements associated with off-site educational activities.

The course will enable EVCs to plan and manage their schools’ educational visits and off-site activities in line with National Guidance and current good practice, and thus help fulfil their Health & Safety obligations.

Target Audience:

This course is aimed at new and existing EVCs in Independent Schools, Foundation Schools, and Academies. 

The course is also appropriate for EVCs in other schools where their employer (eg. Local Authority) does not provide such training, or where this has been agreed by their employer as a suitable alternative.

Course Content:

This course aims to equip staff with the key requirements to become a competent Educational Visit Co-ordinator. The course outlines key considerations in planning an educational visit, updating participants with current good practice in the supervision of young people. 

The course provides training in strategies used for risk management and risk assessment off-site, and will include sessions on:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Risk assessment and risk management
  • Competence
  • Supervision
  • What the EVC needs to know
  • What the EVC needs to do

Learning Outcomes:

  • Enhanced knowledge and understanding about the effective supervision of young people taking part in off-site activities and visits
  • Greater confidence and ability to act as the Education Visit Co-ordinator
  • Increased competence in risk assessing and managing risks on off-site visits

Course Tutors:

This course is provided by the following experienced trainers, registered with the Outdoor Education Advisers Panel;

Jake Wiid, Outdoor Education Adviser


Participants will receive an OEAP Certificate of Attendance upon completion of the course.


This course is free to attend for all Warwickshire Schools


Northgate House Conference Centre

Northgate House is situated on the Saltisford Road (A425) Warwick, Warwickshire CV34 4JL

Northgate House does NOT have on site parking

By Train

We are 13 minutes walk from Warwick Station. The best directions for which are:

  • Head southeast on Station Road toward Coventry Road/A429
  • Turn right at Coventry Road/A429
  • Turn right at St John's/A429
  • Slight right at Smith Street/A429
  • Slight right at Priory Road

Northgate house is just the other side of the roundabout between Priory road and the Saltisford road.


Tea and Coffee will be provided throughout the day. Lunch may be purchased locally, alternatively you can bring your own packed lunch.

Previous attendee's comments:

To be honest I was not looking forward to this course at all, as I was sure it was going to be dull. It turned out to be completely the opposite! I thoroughly enjoyed this day and found it really useful. I will be advising others to attend.
S. Patrick – Crabtree Infants (Hertfordshire)

Session was very informative as well as entertaining! I now have a cleare understanding of the role of an EVC and feel more confident in taking up the position.
Marsha – London Borough of Redbridge


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