This course is a full day session designed to train new Educational Visits Co-ordinators (EVCs) within schools into their role. It will look at good practice, legal requirements, what a trip form should contain, and the practicalities of using the Evolve system. If you have access to a laptop or device please bring it along to allow you to access Evolve during the session.
This session is designed for those who have not previously done any training for the EVC role. The session is a full day and will look at preparing you to assess trip forms on Evolve to ensure they are fit for purpose (both meeting best practice and legal requirements). It will also go through the Evolve system so you can set it up and manage it as required for you school and staff. The course will specifically look at the purpose of visits and how they are delivered, planning considerations, risk assessments, legal considerations, educational visits policies, monitoring, first aid, choosing a provider, emergency procedures, and a summary of key roles. Throughout the day there will be a number of activities including giving you a chance to use Evolve in a number of scenarios. If you have access to a laptop or device please bring it along to allow you to access Evolve during the session.
To be conversant with the Evolve system to allow your school to utilise it to it full benefits and to give attendees the confidence that trips they are approving are planned to the necessary level in line with best practice in legislation so that claims in the event of incident are minimised and attendees' health and safety ensured as is reasonably practicable for foreseeable risks.
Refreshments and lunch are provided.
This session is aimed at those within schools NEW to the EVC role or those undertaking the EVC role who have not undergone training before.