Facilitator Training

“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

  • Teachers
  • Trainers
  • Counsellors
  • Facilitators
  • Consultants
  • Religious Leaders
  • Youth Leaders
  • OD Practitioners
  • Team Building Instructors
  • HR Practitioners
  • Outdoor Instructors
  • Adventure Guides
  • Field Guides
  • Tour Guides

Description

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 methodology

AEL applies a multi disciplinary approach utilised to develop individuals and teams holistically.

Outcome

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

competencies:

  • Organise groups effectively
  • Create a co-operative and physically as well as an emotionally safe training environment
  • Implement AEL principles
  • Design an AEL intervention (procedure and practice) so as to achieve pre- determined AEL objectives
  • Design and select appropriate AEL exercises and apply the best techniques
  • Interpret and manage individual and group behavioural dynamics in an AEL setting
  • Apply prescribed safety procedures

An ‘Introduction to AEL Facilitation’ certificate is obtained at the end of the five day residential training course.

Content

Unit
Content
1
Holistic overview
2
Conceptualising AEL
3
Advanced AEL facilitation
4
Ethics of AEL
5
Methodology of AEL
6
Key psychological elements of AEL
7
The philosophy and history of AEL
8
Self-understanding (HBDI® profile)
9
Sequencing activities used in AEL programs
10
Putting it all together – combining the processes
11
Facilitator assessment

Details

  • VENUE : This training programme is presented at TBi Campus in Pretoria
  • DURATION: 5 Days
  • TEAM SIZE: 6 – 12 Students