Volunteer Walk Leader Training

When:
March 20, 2019 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm UTC Timezone
2019-03-20T09:30:00+00:00
2019-03-20T16:30:00+00:00
Where:
Lochore Meadows Country Park
Lochore Meadows
Crosshill, Lochgelly KY5 8BA
UK
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Karen Stirling
01592 226488

Aim:

To provide participants with the practical skills and knowledge necessary for them to lead health walks safely and effectively.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Knowledge of the main benefits of regular walking and the barriers to physical activity
  • An understanding of the recommended amount and type of physical activity for health benefits
  • An understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a walk leader
  • A practical understanding of the purpose and components of a health walk
  • The skills to recognise potential hazards on a health walk
  • Experienced a demonstration health walk.

Who should attend?

Voluntary sector, NHS Fife staff, local authority and anyone with an interest in physical activity.

Click here to apply online