Forest School Leadership Programme Level 3 Qualification - book now

Monday 9th January 2017

Book now on this exciting course to qualify as a Forest School leader. This course is appropriate for anyone 21 or over with at least Level 2 in youth work, childcare or teaching or at least 2 years experience working with children.


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Accredited by the Open College Network and recognised by the Forest School Trainers Network it is considered essential for those wishing to lead Forest School. On successful completion of the course, students will be awarded: OCN Forest School Programme Leadership Qualification. Learning is a mix of tutor input & self-study and structured in five units:

  • Learning and development at Forest School
  • Delivering a Forest School programme
  • Practical skills for Forest School
  • Woodland environment at Forest School
  • Planning a Forest School programme

View the Forest School Leadership Programme Flyer

The training runs over 9 days and includes at least 110 hours of self-study over approximately 9 months. In this time you will:

  • Plan and deliver a six week Forest School programme with a group of children that includes practical activities based on reflective assessment
  • Complete a practical workbook supporting the delivery and development of Forest School
  • Create other materials demonstrating your understanding of both learning theory and woodland environments

Training dates for 2017:

23, 24, 25, 26 March
28, 29,30 April
6, 7 May (first aid)
14, 15 October 2017

Cost: £950 inc outdoor paediatric first aid training (2 additional days)

Booking and enquiries to: 07964569149 or 07964569170