Location: Lissadell, County Sligo.

This two day course assists participants in learning more about the seven principles of Leave No Trace Ireland, and techniques for disseminating these low impact skills. Trainer Courses are designed for educators, guides, agency employees and other outdoor professionals. Successful graduates of the Trainer Course gain skills to teach Leave No Trace Ireland techniques and ethics to their clients, friends and family.

Participants learn the concept of Leave No Trace and prepare to teach Leave No Trace curriculum in a variety of settings – such as schools, camps, parks, wilderness areas. Workshop topics include the underlying ethics and seven principles of Leave No Trace.

This is a hands-on, practical course, where participants will be asked to deliver a range of teaching sessions. The course will involve walking over mixed terrain, in all weather.

Tutor: Mark O'Connor

Mark O’Connor has been delivering Outdoor Education and Training programmes across the island of Ireland for over 12 years and has been with the Field Studies Council since January 2017. Mark’s teaching style is very much participant focused, with an emphasis on discovery learning through exploration and enjoyment.

Participants will be certified as Leave No Trace Ireland Trainers upon successful completion of the course.

Please note you can be invoiced in euro upon request. Please contact the centre directly.

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