Level 3 Outdoor Learning Co-ordinator
This accredited course is for those who wish to establish Outdoor Learning as a whole school approach. It looks at the context behind Outdoor Learning, teaches how to embed this as a whole school strategy, how to plan for an all year round programme of outdoor learning and how to enthuse others to take learning outside the classroom.
Outdoor Curriculum Coordinator – Creating an action plan for implementing Outdoor Learning, planning an annual programme of Outdoor Learning, learning how to manage risk in Outdoor Learning and developing a guidance resource for delivering Outdoor Learning.
Supporting Learning, Play and Development – Learning about education theories, holistic learning and how to apply it to Outdoor Learning. We look at how to develop self confidence and self esteem through Outdoor Learning as well as identifying strategies to encourage positive behaviour when learning outdoors.
Observation and Evaluation of Learning – Learning how to use observations to inform your practise and identify ways to help learners progress.
Sustainable Use of Natural Resources – Studying the natural environment, learning about sustainability at Forest School, the history of woodlands and developing flora and fauna identification skills.
Course cost: £500.00
Entry route to this course is via Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner or by a Level 3 Certificate in Leading Forest School completed with a Cambium Training company. You must be 21 years or over and have an established link with a setting and at least two years experience with client groups. We recommend that you hold a valid First Aid certificate appropriate to your setting with added outdoor elements
On your course you will:
Attend training sessions which consist of both theory and practical tasks.
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.