This two-day residential course gives a thorough introduction to the relevant skills, knowledge and approaches needed for delivering the John Muir Award scheme.
You should check suitability of the Award for your group prior to attending training.
The John Muir Award is a nationally recognised, individual award scheme that requires each participant to meet all its Criteria. This includes an understanding of why and how they are participating.
Our experience, and the feedback we've had from the many people and organisations we work with, is that the John Muir Award is ideally suited for those participants working at later stage of primary education and beyond (Year 4 and above in England & Wales, and Second Level in Scotland).
We have created a Family Award that welcomes involvement of all ages and abilities as part of a family group. This invites a collective participation to meet Award Criteria, rather than requiring them to be met by each individual.
Those attending will have opportunities to:
Who is it for?
Leader training is designed for staff, volunteers and leaders who are interested in delivering the John Muir Award (maximum of three participants from one organisation). Content is aimed at those already working with groups or organisations, but will also be of interest to individuals. Ideally, those attending will have at least one year's experience of working with groups.
What does it cost?
Cost is £175 for two days, including food & accommodation. Reduced rate places of £125 are available for those attending in an independent/free-lance capacity and for charity representatives.* If this reduced rate is relevant to you please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide you with a code to access these places on the booking system.
If cost is a barrier to you attending as an individual, then please contact us.
*Maximum of one reduced place per charitable organisation per training course - if your charity is booking for more than one person the reduced rate applies to the first participant only. If you are unsure which ticket type is right for you please don't hesitate to contact us (email@example.com or 01796 484967).
What happens if I have to cancel?
To receive a full refund, written confirmation of your cancellation must be received 4 weeks prior to the start of the course either by email (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by post (John Muir Award, Tower House, Station Road, Pitlochry, PH16 5AN). We regret that no refund can be made in respect to bookings cancelled after this time.
Sign up here to get a curated event selection right into your mailbox