Host Site: Nettlebed Community School RG95DA & St Mary’s Preparatory School RG91HS
The Forest School level 3 qualification provides the practitioner with the skills and knowledge to risk assess, set up and manage a Forest School site, it equips them to plan and safely facilitate challenging, learner led, Forest School programmes with a range of client groups in line with the Forest School ethos and principles. The training covers 5 units of study worth 18 credits at Level 3, requiring the completion of a portfolio of evidence and a group and site-specific handbook.
This course is suitable for school and college staff, teachers, teaching assistants, and parent volunteers, youth workers and other education/ care practitioners – all learners must meet the minimum requirements of the awarding body and the Forest School Association.
In addition to 13 full days training the course costs to include:
- 16-hour Outdoor First Aid training – Covers requirements for Institute for Outdoor Learning Outdoor First Aid Band 3 and Emergency Paediatric First Aid, exceeding the recommendations for an “Emergency First Aid at Work” first aider within a workplace (First Aid – Regulations 1981).
- L2 Food Safety in the Outdoors
- Ongoing mentoring and assessment for learning throughout the training
- Access to skilled Forest School practitioners and the option to visit one in action
- Opportunity to plan and lead a FS session with peers during a training day
- Support to plan, lead and evaluate the first 6 weeks of an Introduction to Forest School programme
- A half day (supportive) delivery assessment during one of these 6 sessions
- Course materials
- Refreshments and lunch
- 50% membership of the Forest School Association
- Access to 3 skill shares/ year
For a full list of dates please look at our Course List
Please contact us if you would like us to run this is in your setting.