LEVEL 2 FOREST SCHOOL TRAINING

Learn the skills required to support Forest School Leaders.

Learn Skills to work in a Forest School setting

The Ascentis 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.

2018 dates

February – Monday 12th – Friday 16th February 2018 FULLY BOOKED

March – Monday 26th February and Monday 5th, 12th, 19th, 26th March 2018

May & June – Tuesday 29th May – Saturday 2nd June 2018

July & August – Monday 30th July – Friday 3rd August 2018 (BRISTOL)

August –  Monday 13th – Friday 17th August 2018

October – Monday 22nd – Friday 26th October 2018

Course Length

5 days

Cost

£660

Time

Each day runs from 9am – 4.30pm

What’s included

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.

Where is it held?

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.

Who runs the course?

Tom Lowday delivers the courses for all Forest School Leader Training at The Outdoors Group. Tom is an experienced and inspiring Forest School Leader and is Director of The Outdoors Group, which runs Forest School sites across Devon in Exeter, Exmouth, Okehampton and Tiverton.

Contact us

If you have any questions regarding the course, please email training@swoutdoorsgroup.co.uk or call us on 07773 545136.

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Our Training Vision...

TRAINING SESSIONS FOR ALL

Our range of training sessions cover teenagers, young adults and professionals looking to build on their outdoor education experience and knowledge.

QUALIFICATIONS

All of our training courses are accredited and awarded by training organisation Ascentis and run by qualified practitioners to provide you with expert knowledge.

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Many of our course attendees have gone on to build and develop their own Forest School setting, developing their career in outdoor education.

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