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Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training 

9:58, Monday 29th April
17:30, Friday 3rd May
Yorkshire & Humber | West Yorkshire | Leeds
Skelton Grange Environment Centre, Leeds Leeds LS10 1RS (map)
Training course


This Forest School training course also includes a further week of training week November 11th- 15th 2019.

Cost £760 includes both weeks of training, course materials, ongoing support and membership of the Forest School Association.

NOCN Forest School Level 3 Training (RQF)

This course is an opportunity to explore to a higher level different approaches to using the outdoor environment in a Forest School setting and is for those who and wish to coordinate, manage and lead Forest School Sessions with children, young people or adults.

You will investigate how best to design and run a Forest School programme and look at how to approach and apply it safely and effectively.

This Forest School Level 3 course is aimed at individuals who have a minimum Level 2 qualification in Youth Work, Child Care, Teaching, or relevant experience in working with children.

The course content of this qualification is based on up-to-date research surrounding aspects of

Child development
Personal development
Nature Connection
Creativity and crafts
Woodland conservation and management
Innovative and therapeutic theory in the outdoors
Risk assessments to enable safe outdoor play and education
Course Duration Initial training – consisting of 5 days of training
Portfolio work – candidates take away their portfolio to work on (For about 7 months)
First Aid – Candidates complete a 2 day ITC first aid course
Development Training – Consisting of 5 days of including benchmarking and feedback.

Participants on this course will need to complete a paediatric outdoor First Aid 2 day course before completing the second part of their Forest School training. (First Aid not included in price).

Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training

Yorkshire & Humber | West Yorkshire | Leeds