Train to be a Ring of Gullion Ambassador

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Monday, April 18th, 2016
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The Ring of Gullion needs more Ambassadors and now you can get training and lots of support to share your interest in our natural, built and cultural heritage and perhaps increase your business or set up a part-time business. gullion27The training is part of The Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership, a Heritage Lottery Fund programme to conserve and enhance some of the region’s most treasured landscapes. Newry, Mourne and Down District Council are managing the £1.4 million programme. The scheme aims to engage people with the Ring of Gullion Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and surrounding landscape. Even if you would just like to give tours and presentations for your community, your school or other groups, this short Ring of Gullion Ambassador training course will help you to build up your knowledge and stories and also give you the techniques, confidence and practical skills to lead a group as well as entertain them. The Ring of Gullion Landscape Partnership has commissioned specialist trainers, to deliver the courses in south Armagh and participants from this community are particularly welcome. The Ambassador training will run from May to September over a combination of Saturdays and weekdays. This training is open to everyone from young people hoping to improve their CV’s and tourism businesses to retirees and people just wanting to try something different. No previous qualifications or experience is required. Article continues below:April 2016On completion you will receive an OCN Accreditation, First Aid Certificate, a Ring of Gullion Ambassador Certificate and have insurance to lead walks for your community. These can be a first step to further qualifications. Full details are available on the Ring of Gullion Website. Places will be limited so please register your interest as soon as possible, the course costs £65. Please book by calling into Crossmaglen Community Centre Mon-Fri 9-5 and ask for anyone in the Ring of Gullion team.
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