“AEL is an interactive process through which the participant generates knowledge, skill and value from direct relevant adventure experiences and guided reflection.” Heunis (1997)
Who to attend
Train-the-Trainer is an exciting, practical training programme for outdoor facilitators. This interactive, experiential methodology immerses the student (trainer) in the moment by discovering the life changing power of a methodology known as AEL (Adventure-related Experiential Learning)
This hands-on opportunity to master the basic techniques of adventure-related facilitation techniques opens up new ways to unlock learning and change.
AEL applies a multi disciplinary approach utilised to develop individuals and teams holistically.
This intensive training course, consisting of 10 units and affords the student the opportunity to plan, manage and implement AEL interventions as well demonstrating the following
An ‘Introduction to AEL Facilitation’ certificate is obtained at the end of the five day residential training course.
Advanced AEL facilitation
Ethics of AEL
Methodology of AEL
Key psychological elements of AEL
The philosophy and history of AEL
Self-understanding (HBDI® profile)
Sequencing activities used in AEL programs
Putting it all together – combining the processes