Walk Leader Training

13th October 2021

Thursday 21 October 2021 – 10am-12.30pm Via MS Teams

This one day training will equip those attending with the skills necessary to promote and lead safe and enjoyable walking sessions for people of all ages and abilities.
This Training involves:
  • The rationale of health walks
  • The importance of exercise in relation to physical and mental health
  • Leading a walk
  • Safety issues and necessary forms that need to be filled in
  • Motivating and encouraging people to take up walking as a form of physical activity
  • It is expected that those who complete the training will be influential in leading walks in their local areas. This training is available to anyone ages 18 or over and training is free.
Please note this is a basic level course which promotes low level health walks for people who are inactive.
All participants will be expected to be active as Work Leaders within two months of attendance and commit to facilitating at least 12 walks per year as part of their work role or in a voluntary capacity.
Free insurance cover is provided to participants leading walks in an unpaid voluntary capacity.
To register please fill in the Walk Leader Training Registration Form and email to vivien.lovell@belfasttrust.hscni.net