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Off-site Safety Management

This course is a must for those involved in planned visits in the UK or overseas. Spread over two days, it offers an in depth look at the safety management issues involved in planning, managing and evaluating local visits, fieldtrips, residentials and exchanges.

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Off-site Safety Management

  • Tuesday 10 and Wednesday 11 June 2014
  • Tuesday 2 and Wednesday 3 December 2014

The course is particularly relevant for educational visit coordinators, teachers, youth leaders and university lecturers - anyone responsible for off-site visits within their organisation.

CPD points are awarded for course attendance. A full course curriculum (PDF) is available to download.

Cost: Standard £240 (including VAT), RGS-IBG member £216 (including VAT). Includes notes and lunch, accommodation not provided. Places limited to 16 per course.

Venue: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London

To book: Download a booking form (PDF) or book online or contact Geography Outdoors.

Course feedback: "We have had nothing but positive feedback from all project leaders who have been on this course...Huge praise from our side for making the course so interesting and enjoyable" The Great Generation

"A great way to revise previous knowledge, to keep up to date with new and changing policies and to meet people in the same industry" G.Gorman - St John's Ambulance, 2012

"The reputation of the course preceeded it, but my expectations were still surpassed." A Cook - Expedition Leader, 2012

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Training the Trainer

We run a yearly course for those interested in becoming an accredited RGS-IBG Off-site Safety Management Trainer. Interested trainers must have already completed the two-day Off-site Safety Management course, have extensive expedition or fieldwork experience and be able to show training and/or teaching skills.

  • Thursday 12 June 2014

Cost: Standard £190 (including VAT), RGS-IBG member £171 (including VAT). Includes notes and lunch, accommodation not provided.

Venue: Royal Geographical Society (with IBG), London

To book: Download a booking form (PDF) or contact Geography Outdoors.

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Course notes

This course was originally administered and examined by OCR providing an NVQ level 3 qualification. OCR has chosen to discontinue this qualification, with the last exams sat in February 2008. The RGS-IBG have since taken on administration of the course.

Documents
OSSM Booking form 2014 PDF
Off-site Safety Management Curriculum 2013
FAQs for OSSM Trainers
OSSM Training the Trainer Booking form PDF
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