Date(s) - 23/04/2019 - 24/05/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Barton Meadow Woods
Starting your forest school training is the beginning of a journey through experiential landscape learning whilst allowing nature to nurture well-being. Dorset’s landscape, coastline and forests provide an inspirational backdrop to support individual’s development. Dorset Forest School training has worked with teaching staff, art therapists, countryside wardens and a wide variety of folk who admire nature as our best teacher. This accredited course is endorsed by The Institute of Outdoor Learning and is designed for those who would like to set up and run a forest School programmes.
Course dates – all training days are 9am -4pm
Tuesday 23rd April
Wednesday 24th April
Friday 26th April
Friday 3rd May
Friday 10th May
Friday 17th May
Friday 24th May
There are five Units of Study at Level 3
Forest School Leader
Supporting Learning, Development and Play in the Outdoors
Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
Observation and Evaluating Outdoor Learning
Teaching Outdoor Practical Skills
On the Level Three course you will :-
Attend training days which consist of both theory and practical tasks
Run a Forest School Programme in your chosen setting.
Have a work-based assessment ( Fridays during term time)
Complete a portfolio for assessment.
In addition to the course dates, the lead tutor is available during the course for tutorial help by telephone or e mail.
To book on the for the Level 3 Forest School Leader course please visit our accreditation centre Cambium Sustainable. Go to the course dates tab, select the course and then scroll down to the Dorset dates and simply press ‘apply online.’ This registers you on the course, takes a non-refundable deposit and generates us an email to send out the course materials.
Please don’t hesitate to contact Maddy on either firstname.lastname@example.org or 07957 390087 with any queries.
Entry Qualification Required:
You will need an established link with a client group and potential Forest School Site. 19 years or over at the start of the course.
You must have at at least level 2 qualifications (GCSE) in English and Maths.