Walking for Wellbeing Leader Training Course

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10:00 am Wed 22 May 2024
3:30 pm Wed 22 May 2024

This course is designed for anyone who wants to lead walks for groups in their local area or organisation as a volunteer.

This course will give you the skills required to be able to lead a group walk*.

There will be practical and theoretical learning throughout the morning session.

Key learning objectives are to:
– develop the tools required to confidently and safely plan and lead a group walk
– know how to complete a risk assessment
– understand ‘what is wellbeing’
– know tools to develop wellbeing during a walk
– know how and when to use signposting

Topics covered in this training course are:
–  Walking
– Importance of Walking
– Concerns & Challenges
– Selecting the walking area
– Footwear & Clothing
– Risk Assessments
– First Aid
– Group or 1:1 walking
– Walk Leader – what to bring? On the day assessment?

Practical Walk:
– Walk in local green space with a live RA
– Modelling elements to develop mental wellbeing

Developing Positive Mental Wellbeing:
– Group Walking v 1:1 Walk and Talk
– What is Wellbeing?
– 5 Ways to Wellbeing
– Nature Connectedness
– Simple Ways to Improve Wellbeing – Reminders Cards
– Signposting

*It is important to note that it is advised that a First Aid course is completed in conjunction with this training prior to leading any walks.

Starting Point

The Vench, Romney Avenue, Lockleaze, BS7 9TB

Contact Name
Charlie Hartley-Hodge
Booking Phone
07764 744609
Booking Email
Free – Donations
Event facilities

Bus, Accessble, Toilets

Booking Required
Walk Grade

Walk organiser

Fri 8 March 2024
Last Updated
Wed 27 March 2024