Key Features & Benefits of this Course
- Complete this course online in just 30 minutes
- CPD & IIRSM Approved
- Understand your responsibilities as part of management
- Work towards complying with relevant legislation
- Keep your staff and students safe
- High quality content and interactive format
- Free trial and bulk purchase discounts available
- Refresher courses available
School Trips Training for Management Course Contents
1. Management Responsibilities
This section looks at who is responsible for doing what in relation to school trips and what the legal requirements are.
2. Risk Assessments for School Trips
In this section we consider the questions which should be asked when doing a risk assessment. We look at the different levels of risk and how risk assessments are done.
3. Costs and Consent
There are certain things schools can and cannot charge for. We look at this in relation to school trips and we look at the different insurances which are required for school trips.
Test & Certificate
This School Trips Training for Management course concludes with a 10 question multiple choice test with printable certificate. In addition, brief in-course questionnaires guide the user through the sections of the training, and are designed to reinforce learning and ensure maximum user engagement throughout. As well as printable user certificates, training progress and results are all stored centrally in your LMS (Learning Management System) and can be accessed any time to re-print certificates, check and set pass marks and act as proof of a commitment to ongoing legal compliance.
Legislations relating to School Trips
The Common Law Duty of Care and The Children Act 1989 require that teachers do all that is reasonable to protect the health, safety and welfare of pupils.
The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 requires all employees to care for their own health and safety and that of others. In the case of school trips this means that teachers must take reasonable steps to protect their own health and safety, that of the pupils they accompany and also that of anyone else who may be affected by the delivery of the trip.
The Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 requires risks to be appropriately assessed and measures put in place to reduce or eliminate risks.
The Adventure Activities Licensing Regulations 2004 requires providers of certain adventure activities to be licensed.
The Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 holds an organisation responsible if their activities were organised or managed in such a way that this caused or contributed to the death of someone to whom they had a duty of care.