Level 3 Certificate in Leading Forest School 2018-03-07T17:40:22+00:00

This course is designed for those who would like to become a Forest School leader

9 consecutive training sessions each Tuesday 1pm – 7pm and 2 practical woodland skills days which run 9am – 4.30pm

Summer and Autumn dates here

Entry Qualification Required

Minimum of Level 2 Qualification in Education, Youth Work, Childcare etc. 

or Level 2 Qualification in Forest School, Countryside, Woodland Management etc, at least two years experience with client groups, an established link with a client group and access to a potential Forest School Site. Age 21 years or over at the start of the course.

We recommend that you hold a valid First Aid certificate appropriate to your setting with added outdoor elements

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There are five Units of Study at Level 3

Supporting Learning, Play and Development in the Outdoors

Observation and Evaluation of Outdoor Learning

Sustainable Use of Natural Resources

Teach Outdoor Practical Skills

Forest School Leader

Course requirements

On the Level Three course you will :

Attend training sessions which consist of both theory and practical tasks.

Run a Forest School Programme in your chosen setting.

Have a work-based assessment.

Complete a portfolio for assessment.

There is a one day course tutorial workshop about three quarters of the way through the course to address any questions and practise practical skills. In addition to the course dates, the lead tutor is available during the course for tutorial help by telephone or email.

Course costs £800.00 per person