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.