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When The Weather Interrupts Your Outdoor Training

Posted by Jenny Holt on Aug 28, 2018 4:42:57 PM

Guest author Jenny Holt revisits the idea of outdoor learning in her newest blog.

41461703_sProfessional trainers must adapt to any learning environment, including those in the great outdoors. And when you consider where our learners work, understanding how to manage mother nature as a fickle classroom host becomes an important skillset for many L&D professionals.

In America, over half of all jobs require working outside, and this means that a large part of the training needs to be outside too. From farming and agriculture to forestry, construction, transportation and the hospitality industry, sitting at a desk in an office certainly isn’t the norm. The problem with working outdoors, however, is that sometimes the weather can be restrictive. For instance, if you are a tree surgeon, you certainly don’t want to be training on days when there are high winds.

So what can you do when the weather interrupts your outdoor training session?

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Topics: Outdoor Training, Modern Classroom