Level 1 Introduction to Forest School and Outdoor Learning

This Level 1 course is perfect if you want an introduction to both Forest School and Outdoor Learning to help decide which of these teaching methods works best for your groups. We will teach you about how to use a natural space for learning and simple identification of flora and fauna. You will come away with a range of activities to try with your groups and learn practical skills such as shelter building, using tools and cooking on the campfire.

Our Level 1 Introduction to Forest School and Outdoor Learning Award is taught through  units of study covering the full range of essential Forest School skills.

There are three units of study at Level 1

Learning, Play and Development in the Outdoors.

Health and Safety for Working Outdoors.

Outdoor Practical Skills

What we give you

 2 days of tutor led training

A half day group tutorial and practical skills workshop.

Ongoing tutor support during your portfolio completion.

Spring 2020

Thursday 26th and Friday 27th March 2020

2 full days

9am – 4.30pm

Course cost £150*

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*We offer the option to pay in installments. Contact us for details.

All our courses are held in our beautiful woodland site and next door classroom in Swaffham Bulbeck just outside Cambridge. The village is linked to Cambridge via cycle path (route 51) there is a bus service, village shop and pub. There is free parking available at the venue which also has a kitchenette with fridge.

all course dates

You are required to

Attend all training days

Collect evidence during training for your workbook

Complete a workbook of evidence to include work completed during training and self study.

Joining requirements.

No formal qualifications are required but you must be 16 or over.