Instructor Training Course: Dublin 1st & 2nd April

The Level 1 Basic Orienteering Instructor Training course will take place in South County Dublin on 1st and 2nd April 2023. The course will also be preceded by a 1.5hr online evening session (date to be confirmed with participants).

The instructor training course is aimed at club orienteers, youth leaders and outdoor pursuits instructors, with basic knowledge of the sport including some event experience, and who are interested in introducing people to the sport of orienteering. This course is certified by Coaching Ireland.

During the instructor training course trainee instructors will:

  • Explore a range of activities suitable for the introduction of orienteering in the classroom, school grounds and in local parks and woods.
  • Plan and deliver sessions that develop basic understanding of orienteering skills & navigation techniques.
  • Be introduced to the Orienteering Ireland Orienteering Ability Awards as a progressive scheme for the advancement of skills in novice and beginner participants.
  • Become familiar with equipment and skills necessary to organise orienteering activities.
  • Learn to carry out risk assessments and use these in conjunction with the orienteering venue terrain guide.
  • Use course planning tools to organise simple orienteering activities in private grounds, parks and small woods.

For further information and registration please check the link below.

Registration is through Eventbrite

Poster for an orienteering instructor training course taking place in Dublin on first and second of April 2023.
Orienteering in Ireland
Orienteering Ireland, Irish Sport HQ, Blanchardstown
D15 DY62, Ireland