Upcoming Courses

10th June 2016. A full day course which combines our Low Ropes Induction and Biking Leader Induction in one day. Staff can still book onto the morning and afternoon sessions separately however it gives the opportunity for those who require both courses for their visit and want to compress this into one day...
10th June 2016. The Low Ropes course is one of the most popular activities here at Thornbridge Outdoors with both day and residential groups, young and old alike. In order to be able to use the Low Ropes course with a group, we require staff to have attended an induction course here with our instructors...
10th June 2016. Biking is a popular activity here with our fleet of mountain bikes, trike, accessible trikes and karts, onsite 'Trike and Bike Trail' and easy access to the Monsal Trail. These courses equip visiting staff to lead safe and fun biking sessions using our onsite 'Trike and Bike Trail' and the Monsal Trail. Candidates should be able to ride a bike before attending the course...
13th June 2016. The Outdoor Learning Cards (OLC) developed by the Outdoor Education Advisors Panel (OEAP) and cover 4 main areas: Team building, Orienteering, Bouldering and Journeying. There are 50 cards in total which come with a handbook and CD of further resources and feedback from schools is that they are great for encouraging and improving the provision of high quality outdoor activities in schools...

Popular Courses

Outdoor First Aid

The aims of this 2 day course are to enable participants to recognise when someone has a medical emergency and be able to immediately give the appropriate assistance at first aid level.

Hill & Moorland Leader Award

The Hill and Moorland Leader Award is for leaders wishing to take groups into moorland areas in the UK, including the Peak District, Dartmoor, Exmoor, the Yorkshire Dales and the Cheviots.

Low Ropes & Biking Leader

These in house courses equip visiting staff with the skills and knowledge to lead safe and fun sessions on our Low Ropes course and using our bikes on the onsite Bike Trail and the nearby Monsal Trail.

Educational Visits Coordinator

An essential training course for staff who fulfill the Educational Visits Coordinator (EVC) role in schools in conjunction with the EVOLVE system.  Every school should have a trained Educational Visits Coordinator.

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