Risk Assessments for School Trips

Schools have been organising and delivering successful educational visits and trips for many years. This course has been written in partnership with health and safety experts to help you develop risk assessments that are sensible and proportionate for the level of risk presented during the trip.

Course description

This course covers:

  • the legal position for educational visits and their requirements
  • parental consent
  • policy, procedures and competency
  • the risk assessment process
  • the terminology used
  • other factors to be considered
  • what should be in place when using partnership, host organisations and tour operators
  • the importance of carrying out the required research
  • the evaluation and debrief process
  • contingency planning in the event of something going wrong

What are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £20.49 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.


Buy as part of a training package

This course can be purchased as part of EduCare for Education, our bestselling training course package which combines a wide range of courses such as Child Protection, Online Safety and The Prevent Duty into one cost-effective bundle.

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With EduCare you can:

  • Fulfil your legal duty of care in the key areas the law and inspection requires
  • Provide robust evidence of staff training
  • Access powerful management reports so you know who has completed the training
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  • Access additional resources to extend subject knowledge
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Key features and benefits

Price £20.49 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 1 Hour

Target Audience Education

  • One module with a multiple-choice questionnaire
  • Two CPD credits
  • Optional narration for accessibility
  • Personalised, downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Printable modules for future reference
  • Course id: 202

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Phil Wise
Reading Blue Coat School