Premium Level 3 Forest School Training


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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


  • Day 1- 20.09.18 
  • Day 2- 4.10.18
  • Day 3- 8.11.18
  • Day 4- 22.11.18
  • Day 5- 6.12.18
  • Day 6- 10.01.19
  • Day 7- 24.01.19
  • Day 8- 7.02.19
  • Day 9- 28.02.19
  • Day 10- 7.03.19
  • Day 11- 21.03.19
  • Day 12- 4.04.19
  • NB one of these dates will have an additional Wednesday or Friday attached to it for the two days 16-hour Outdoor First Aid.

Please contact us if you would like us to run this is in your setting.

Additional information

Course Starting:

December 2017 – Oxford, April 2018 – SYLVA Long Wittenham, April 2018 – Sonning Common, July 2018 – Venue TBC


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