The ITC Level 2 Award in Forest School Programme Support (QCF) provides learners with the skills required to support Forest School Leaders when conducting Forest School outdoor programmes and activities. It is designed to meet the needs of teachers, youth workers, students and others in providing preparation for further development and study to becoming a Forest School Leader. As well as the practical training, you will be required to complete a portfolio of coursework which you will have up to a year to complete
|October (FULLY BOOKED)||Monday 21st October - Friday 25th October 2019|
|February||Monday 17th - Friday 21st February 2020|
|March||Monday 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd, 30th March 2020|
|May||Tuesday 26th May - Saturday 30th May 2020|
|August||Monday 10th - Friday 14th August 2020|
|September||Monday 14th, 21st, 28th September and 5th, 12th October 2020|
|October||Monday 26th October - Friday 30th October 2020|
|April - June||Monday 29th April
Monday 13th, 20th May
Monday 3rd, 10th June 2019
|July||Monday 22nd - Friday 26th July 2019|
|October - November||Monday 14th, 28th October and 4th, 11th, 18th November|
The level 2 is equivalent to A* – C grades at GCSE. This qualification is designed for Forest School Assistants and comprises of two units that are designed to qualify a learner to become a Forest School Assistant, enabling them to take a proactive role in helping the Forest School Leader plan and deliver the Forest School programme. Trainees needs to have a DBS check, have some experience working with children and young people. A valid paediatric first aid certificate is also desirable. Trainees will also need to support a minimum of three to four Forest School sessions in order to complete their Forest School Assistant handbook.
We are excited to have two venues in the South West from which we can deliver our training. They are:
Exmouth Forest School; on the outskirts of Exmouth, Devon, in a 60 year old woodland.
The Garden; a democratic community and hidden gem of mainly woodland in the heart of St Werburghs, Bristol.
What can does this qualify me to do?
Completion of the practical course and required coursework qualifies you to work as a Forest School Assistant.
Our staff come with a wealth of experience and knowledge of working in Forest Schools and other settings. We have and still do work with a wide range of people from Early Years, NEETS, medical consultants and all in between.
The course runs over 5 days. Either consecutively or 1 day a week for 5 weeks. Each day runs from 9-4.30pm
The cost for the entire course is £660
If you would like to discuss the course or have any questions please either call 07716002516 or click the button below. Alternatively you can click enroll and get registered straight away!