April 6th/7th at the Brecon Beacons National Park Visitor Centre

1      Overview

1.1  Introduction

The Off-Site Safety Management course (OSSM) was designed in response to concerns about safety in off-site activities. It addresses the content of legislation in this area and provides an opportunity for attendees to explore the application of the legislation in practical situations.

The OSSM course will be appropriate for those working in a range of different situations where they are responsible for taking children/young people/adults out of their everyday environments (e.g. on geography or environmental field trips, on sporting away events, on organised activities). It aims to equip attendees with the ability to apply knowledge, understanding and problem solving skills in a range of contexts.

1.2  Aims
  • To develop knowledge and understanding of off-site safety management procedures and the ability to apply this to a range of different contexts.
    • To develop ability to plan, manage and evaluate off-site activities in order to ensure the safety of the participants.
    • To develop skills that are relevant to the workplace and which can be adapted to meet different circumstances
    • To encourage further study and promote the value of continuing professional development.
Categories: RGS OSSM