This nationally recognised qualification allows you to lead Forest School sessions.
Participants experience all the practical aspects of Forest School, from bushcraft and woodcraft through to tool work and playful ways of interacting with the woodland, demonstrating what is possible for them to achieve in their own settings.
The Level 3 training takes place over nine days. This is a non-residential course.
Learners will also need to lead a minimum of six Forest School Sessions.
This course is accredited by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group.
This qualification is designed to develop leadership, facilitation, practical and teaching skills to enable learners to understand the principles and ethos of Forest School. It also enables learners to deliver Forest School programmes. It is designed to meet the needs of school and college staff, teachers and teaching assistants, youth workers, adults and professionals in training to become a Forest School leader. This qualification will prepare learners for further study and employment in the outdoors.
Minimum age: 19 – Please note the minimum age for qualified Forest School Leaders is 21 (This is a Department for Education Requirement).
For more details on course content or for any queries please get in touch.
You can book and pay for this course online (see below). In the Order Notes please inform us of the following:
- Job position
- Emergency contact number
- Any medical or dietary requirements
- We encourage car sharing – may we circulate your details prior to the course to other delegates?
Please read the Forest School Leader Training terms and conditions before making a booking. By booking you are accepting these terms and conditions.
- Use of resources
- Delivery assessment and guidance when completing your portfolio
Before You Attend
What to bring
- Please bring a packed lunch for every day.
- Please wear appropriate outdoor clothing and walking or strong sturdy footwear.
- Notebook and pens/pencils.
Please contact us if you would like more information or have any queries.
Please contact us if you would like details of B&B's in the area.
Opportunities to attend this course
Wed 31, January 2024 09:00 - Fri 08, March 2024 17:00
The Level 3 training takes place over nine days. The dates for this course are: Wednesday 31st January - Thursday 1st February, Wednesday 7th - Thursday 8th February, Wednesday 28th - Thursday 29th February and Wednesday 7th - Friday 8th March. This course is non-residential.
Tue 08, October 2024 09:00 - Thu 21, November 2024 17:00
The Level 3 training takes place over nine days. The dates for this course are: Tuesday 8th - Wednesday 9th October , Tuesday 15th - Wednesday 16th October, Tuesday 12th - Wednesday 13th November and Tuesday 19th - Thursday 21st Novemeber. This course is non-residential.