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Forest School Leadership Certificate

Level 3

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Key Info

Learning Area   Children, Schools & Families
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   8 Days


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Duchy College Stoke Climsland
Start Date   19/04/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £1246.00


Course Type   Adult
Location   Duchy College Stoke Climsland
Start Date   06/09/2021
Fees   Tuition Fees: £1246.00

This rewarding qualification is designed to provide you with the practical skills, learning and development theory as well as the essential woodland ecology and management understanding needed to plan and deliver forest school programmes.

The qualification prepares you to plan and deliver forest school activities for children, young people or adults in an outdoor learning environment. Successful completion of this course will provide you with the qualification required to gain employment as a forest school leader, in a school environment with outdoor education providers or as independent practitioner. You will gain understanding of the principles of forest school and the skills required for facilitating outdoor activities using a forest school approach.

Outdoor First Aid Training and a Beach School Training Day are included in the cost of this course.

  What You Will Learn

The course consists of taught theory and practical elements as well as coursework to be completed during and after initial training. You will complete 5 units linked to learning outcomes:

Planning a forest school programme
Delivery of a forest school programme
Learning and development at a forest school programme
Forest school programmes and the woodland environment
Practical skills for a forest school programme

  Entry Requirements

To be aged 21 years or over Have a Level 3 or above qualification. Level 2 with a portfolio of at least two years' experience of working with children/young people in a leadership capacity Have considerable experience of working with young people Hold a current DBS Certificate

  Assessment

As part of the assessment for this qualification you are required to plan and deliver six consecutive forest school sessions with your chosen client group. You will additionally be required to observe and report on the learning and development of three participants during these sessions. This component of the course is undertaken as independent work by you. Support and guidance will be provided by the course tutor.

  Progression

Seek employment within the children's workforce as a Forest School leader or become a self-employed provider of Forest School.

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