School Trips Training for Management


This course in School Trips for Management is designed to demonstrate the appropriate planning and risk assessment of school trips. It breaks down these processes, as well as the school’s responsibilities regarding cost and consent according to the Children Act 1989, to ensure compliance, safety and wellbeing for all children.

Targeted at those working in education management teams, this CPD Accredited course provides the user with a printable certificate upon completion of the end-of-training test.

Learning Outcomes

In this course you will learn:

  • The roles and responsibilities when taking students on residential trips in your home country or abroad.
  • Health and safety rules and regulations for school trips.
  • How to manage costs of a school trip, including what can and cannot be charged for.

Course Contents

This course consists of three sections:

Section 1: management responsibilities

Section 1 explains the delegation of responsibility regarding school trips, as well as the legal requirements that must be met.

Section 2: risk assessments for school trips

Section 3 considers the different levels of risk assessments and how to identify which is necessary for the planned activity. It includes guidance on what needs to be included and how to assess the levels of risk.

Section 3: costs and consent

Section 3 explains the charges that parents can be expected to pay, and also considers the insurance options for different types of school trips.

About the Course


The School Trips training for Management outlines how the responsibilities and duties for school trips are designated, and how to meet legal requirements for safety and risk assessment.

Broken down into three sections, this course includes detailed guidelines on how to complete a risk assessment for school trips, as well as financial information such as the types of insurance that apply to the activity and how much the school can charge parents for their child’s attendance.

Available in 31 languages, the course takes around 30 minutes to complete.


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