Walk Leader Training
The CPD course will prepare individuals looking to lead walks for physical, mental, and social well-being. Combining the ethos and qualities of effective leadership with crucial expertise in outdoor activities, the course will cover the development, planning, preparation, and delivery stages of walk leading, with emphasis on ethical and ecological considerations alongside reflective practice.
Fully accredited Walk Leader Training
What is Certified Walk Leader Training?
A two day training course on effective leadership for walking activities to improve physical, mental and social wellbeing.
The overall aim of the Walk Leader: Effective Leadership CPD course is to encourage and develop good practice in leading walking activities for social, physical, and mental wellbeing.
As a participant, you will gain valuable insight into Developing, Planning, Preparing and Delivering activities whilst also learning practical skills such as route-planning and navigation.
Length of course
The Sunnywood Project's Accredited Walk Leader CPD course is a two day (16 hours) programme that aims to equip potential Walk Leaders with the skills and knowledge to plan, prepare and deliver an engaging and safe walking activity over various terrain.
Understanding the role of the Walk Leader
The role of the leader
The stages of walk leading
Development, planning, preparation, delivery and reflection
Terrain, weather and emergency procedures.
Skills in practice
Leader planned walking activity for assesment
Application of knowledge
£120 per person (minimum group size of 6)
Most of our training will take place in Bury, Greater Manchester.
We can also deliver this training to your groups across Greater Manchester and Lancashire (minimum group size of 6).
Accredited certified CPD certificate
Developed confidence in leading walks
Learners manual and guide
Risk assessment templates