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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.


Off-site Safety Management

  • Tuesday 12 and Wednesday 13 May 2015
  • Tuesday 1 and Wednesday 2 December 2015

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 £280 (including VAT), RGS-IBG member £252 (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), 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


Training the Trainer

  • Thursday 14 May 2015

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.

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: Contact Geography Outdoors.


OSSM Course from other providers

Name of provider: The Specialist Travel Consultancy Course
Dates: Saturday 31 January - Sunday 1 February 2015
Venue: Central Exeter (TBC)
Cost: £185 + VAT (includes course notes, lunch, tea & coffee)
To book: Contact Adrian Ferraro courses@thestc.co.uk tel: 01392 660056

Off-site Safety Management Curriculum 2013
Off-site Safety Managment Booking Form 2015 - PDF
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