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Certified Awareness Course

June 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

This 1 day Certified Course is the first step in our 3 tiered training structure, designed for educators, college students, outdoor professionals, hiking club members and others interested in Leave No Trace Ireland skills and ethics. Participants receive introductory training in the skills and ethics of Leave No Trace Ireland. Workshop topics include the underlying concept of minimum impact recreation and the seven principles of Leave No Trace.

It will give the participants tools and techniques for disseminating low-impact skills, and it a pre-requisite for the Leave No Trace Trainer Course.

Sample Certified Awareness Course Agenda

09.30am – 10:30am Welcome and Introductions.
• Introduction and review of the course agenda for the day
• Role and Function of Leave No Trace Ireland.
• Explain how Leave No Trace Ireland functions in terms of education, research, and memberships.

10.30am – 11.00 Seven Principles of Leave No Trace

Principle #1 Plan Ahead and Prepare

11:00am -11.15pm Coffee

Principle #2 Be Considerate of Others
Principle #3 Respect Farm Animals and Wildlife
Principle #4 Travel and Camp on Durable Ground
Lunch 1pm to 2pm Lunch.

14.00pm – 16.00pm

Principle #5 Leave What You Find
Principle #6 Dispose of Waste Properly
Principle #7 Minimise the Effects of Fire
Minimum Impact Fire demonstration (if conditions are right)

4.00pm – 4.30pm

Explanation of next step in training structure
Wrap up.

For further information and bookings, please email bookings@fieldstudies.ie
NIFSA member: £15
Non-member: £25

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June 29
9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Clandeboye, Bangor NI