ITC Level 3 Learning Beyond The Classroom

Supporting and Empowering those working in Education to take their lessons outside the classroom

ITC Level 3 Learning Beyond The Classroom is a fantastic qualification is intended to provide the learner with an understanding of the benefits of learning beyond the classroom, how to manage groups and facilitate their learning and to practically deliver activity beyond the classroom environment. The course will support and empower those working in Education to take their lessons outside the classroom. It will provide practical guidance for risk assessing activities and how to approach Outdoor Learning in order to benefit pupils in their learning and engagement. 

Developed with input from the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) and Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL) and support from influential leaders within education, it aims to break down boundaries, empower educators and allow educators to give themselves and their employer permission to take a step outside of their normal classroom environment.

The course runs over 2 days. Each day runs from 9am – 3pm 

Course Cost: £250


Topics Covered

Benefits of taking learning beyond the classroom
Managing groups and facilitating learning beyond the classroom
Understanding risk-benefit analysis
Planning activities
Delivering activities

Who is the course for?

Those employed, volunteering or otherwise involved in:
Primary schools
Secondary schools
Outdoor Education Centres
Conservation Education
Education Charities
Field Studies

What can I use the qualification for?

Completion of the practical course and required coursework gives you a ITC Level 3 Learning Beyond the Classroom Qualification. The level 3 is equivalent to an A* – C grade at A Level. This qualification is primarily designed for those employed, volunteering or otherwise involved in Primary and Secondary schools to take their learners outside as part of their curriculum. However, the topics covered can also easily be applied to a wider range of educational settings.

Entry requirments

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.

Course Dates

Exmouth Forest School - £250

February 2021: Monday 1st and 8th February 2021 – FULLY BOOKED

April 2021: Wednesday 21st and 28th April 2021

July 2021: Wednesday 7th and 14th July 2021


Our training promise...

  • That all staff are suitable, highly skilled and passionate with a broad range of specialist qualifications and experience
  • To always have a qualified first aider on site
  • To provide the best toilets in the woods!
  • To always provide the best beverages – filter coffee not instant!
  • To create a sense of community and that you will leave feeling inspired and positive
  • To continue to support you before, during and after your learning journey with us
  • That our training will reflect the needs of our students

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