Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, you will:

Understand the benefits of an active workplace for employers and employees. Understand the main benefits to be gained from walking and becoming more active. Have identified activities to reduce sedentary behaviour and increase physical activity in your workplace.

Course Overview

  • 1

    Welcome

    • Welcome from Ian Findlay

    • How to use this course

    • Welcome to the course

    • Before we begin...

  • 2

    Module 1: The main benefits to be gained from walking and becoming more active

    • We are Paths for All

    • Why is walking so good?

    • Benefits of Walking

    • Benefits of Nature

    • Walking during COVID 19

    • How active should you be?

    • Key messages

    • Movement Break

    • Quiz

    • Test your learning

    • End of Module 1

  • 3

    Module 2: The benefits of having an active workforce for employers and employees

    • What are the benefits of having an active workforce?

    • The benefits of having an active workforce from an employer perspective

    • The benefits of an active workforce from an employee perspective

    • Why invest in workplace walking initiatives?

    • Let's make our day harder

    • Movement Break

    • Quiz

    • Test your learning

    • End of Module 2

  • 4

    Module 3: Activities to reduce sedentary behaviour and increase physical activity in your workplace

    • What is sedentary behaviour?

    • Why should we reduce our sedentary time?

    • How might you get your workplace more active?

    • Workplace Walking Challenge

    • Ditch the desk, walk the walk

    • Movement Break

    • Has your workplace considered active meetings?

    • Walk at Work Award

    • How can you increase your activity levels when working from home?

    • Active Travel

    • Active Travel case study Beth

    • Active Travel case study Ronnie

    • Active Travel case study Sarah

    • Active Travel case studies possible solutions

    • Active Travel continued

    • Lunchtime Walks

    • Movement Break

    • Quiz

    • Test your learning

    • End of Module 3

  • 5

    Module 4: Planning your Workplace Walking Project & Next Steps

    • Planning your workplace walking project

    • Movement Break

    • Submit your Action Plan or Project Plan

    • Further support from Paths for All

    • More resources for you

    • Before you go...

Pricing options

If you are looking to buy multiple course places please email walkatwork@pathsforall.org.uk

Watch Intro Video

To find out more, click on the circle to watch a short video

Who we are

We are a Scottish charity. We are the champion of everyday walking for a happier, healthier Scotland. Paths for All's vision is for a happier, healthier Scotland where physical activity improves quality of life and wellbeing for all.