Leave No Trace Courses

Leave No Trace Courses

Trainer Course €120

(for those holding Awareness Certification). This two-day course assists participants in learning more about the seven principles of Leave No Trace Ireland, and techniques for disseminating these low impact skills. Trainer Courses are designed for educators, guides, agency employees and other outdoor professionals. Successful graduates of the Trainer Course gain skills to teach Leave No Trace Ireland techniques and ethics to their clients, friends and family. Participants learn the concept of Leave No Trace and prepare to teach Leave No Trace curriculum in a variety of settings - such as schools, camps, parks, wilderness areas. Pre-requisite is to have completed a certified Leave No Trace Awareness course. Candidates will be asked to prepare a lesson plan to deliver aspects of an awareness course. Workshop topics include the underlying ethics and seven principles of Leave No Trace. Participants will be certified as Leave No Trace Ireland Trainers upon successful completion of the course.


Awareness Course €40

This one-day course is designed for individuals who are interested in learning more about Leave No Trace Ireland ethics and for those who will be delivering Leave No Trace Ireland Awareness workshops in the future or progressing to the Leave No Trace Trainer Course. Through very short classroom discussions, outdoor lectures and outdoor activities, this course will cover the seven Leave No Trace Ireland principles and discuss outdoor ethics in Ireland. It will give the participants tools and techniques for disseminating low-impact skills to others.

Customised Leave No Trace Awareness courses can be arranged for community groups such as Tidy Towns, event organisers, schools, clubs and businesses.

Leave No Trace is an outdoor ethics programme designed to promote and inspire responsible outdoor recreation through education, research and partnerships.

  • All courses are certified and includes training materials.

    Trainer Course details:  

    A pre-requisite for the Trainer course is to have attended a Certified Awareness Course in Leave No Trace (€40 value). 

    Attendees will be asked to facilitate and deliver an activity to higlight a principle of leave no trace.  

    Own tent and equipment will be required.  Occasionally an overnight in accommodation required if weather conditions unsuitable for camping.  Accommodation costs at attendees own expense. 

Course Type

Subscribe to our newsletter

Terra Firma Ireland is a member of Irelands Association for Adventure Tourism

With thanks to Steven Hanley & Brian Wilson for astrophotography shots 

info@terrafirmaireland.comTel: +353 89 240 9015 | Newport, County Mayo, Ireland

Registered business name: Terra Firma Ireland

Terra Firma has completed its safety charter and is Covid 19 compliant with government regulationsa
  • Roving Reports (our blog!)
  • Terra Firma on Facebook
  • Terra Firma on Twitter
  • Terra Firma on Instagram