Over the course of 5 days running consecutively or one day a week for 5 weeks, (see below for course dates) you will be taught the following:
We have worked with two different first aid companies to provide our trainees with a good choice of locations and dates; FirstAid4Life and Really Good First Aid. Both companies offer the Forest School and Paediatric First Aid as a dual award. You can choose to pay for this straight away upon application (details of how to do this will be in the handbook we send out once we have processed your registration) or can opt to pay for it at a later date directly to them.
We have done this as we believe it represents the best industry standards and will help you save time in the future when you have to renew your first aid certification.
Once you have completed the practical training you will be able to complete your portfolio of work from anywhere in the world! You will be given a unique log in and be able to access the course work and the other online resources available.
If at any point you need some help or support with your assignments or have a question about your Forest School you will be able to contact us via email and telephone during normal working hours.
You will be given one year to complete the course, which starts on the start date of your practical training sessions. It is a Level 3 qualification and we expect one year to be a reasonable time frame for you to complete your work.
As part of the course you will have to run 6 sessions following 3 students as part of your portfolio. We can provide opportunities for trainees to do this at one of our forest school settings as volunteers. This means that you will be covered by our insurance.
If you would like to complete the 6 sessions elsewhere then please make sure that you check with your insurance provider to ensure you are covered. If not I would recommend Birnbeck Insurance as they offer specialist insurance for people that are undertaking leader training.
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.
It wouldn’t be Forest School Leader training without a good brew!
September – Monday 10th, 17th, 24th September and Monday 1st, 8th October 2018
October – Monday 22nd – Friday 26th October 2018 – FULLY BOOKED
February – Monday 18th February – Friday 22nd February 2019
March & April – Monday 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th March and Monday 1st April 2019
May/June – Tuesday 28th May – Saturday 1st June 2019
£900 (can be paid in full or over 9 months at £100 every month via Direct Debit – you will be prompted to set this up after submitting an application form)
£1100 – including First Aid Training with FirstAid4Life or Really Good First Aid (can be paid in full or over 11 months at £100 every month via Direct Debit – you will be prompted to set this up after submitting an application form)
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 in a 60 year old woodland.
The Garden, a democratic community and hidden gem of mainly woodland in the heart of St Werburghs, Bristol.
If you have any questions regarding the course, please email email@example.com or call us on 07773 545136.