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Community Trekking Leader Training Workshop

Laois Age-Friendly

From Laois Partnership

The community trekking leader training workship is aimed at people who take a leadership role in a walking group. Participants will receive tips and kills to lead small groups on daylight treks of 2-3hours on coillte trails and Failte Ireland loops of easy to moderate levels of difficulty.

Key Content:

> Waymarked routes in Ireland

> Coillte trails and Failte Ireland Loops

> Planning and Preparing for a trek

> Trekkin gear

> Safety

> Practical Treks

The workshop will involve a mix of indoor theory sessions and outdoor practical elements.

What Do I need to bring:

Trekking shoes or hiking boots, warm hat and upper body clothing, waterproof jacket, small backpack containing: water, snacks, change of clothing

Training Schedule:

Training will be delivered on Saturday the 19th November from 9.00 AM – 4.00 PM. An assessment will need to be completed once training is complete (in your own time) to be fully qualified.


You must register prior to the training day. You will need to complete individual specific training afterward sin order to receive a certificate.

Please ensure to let Laois Sports Partnership know if you are not going to be in attendance on the day.


Your certificates will be circulated once training and assessments are complete. These will be sent via electronically but arrangements can be made if this does not suit.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

We will contact you to confirm your place on the programme.

For general enquiries call 057 8671248 during office hours or email info@laoissports.ie.

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