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Forest School Practitioner Training courses, outdoor workshops, creativity courses and more from Kindling Play and Training

Kindling delivers QCF accredited Forest Schools Practitioner Training at OCN (Open Awards) Level 1 through to Level 3. These training courses can be delivered in house for up to 16 participants. All courses are facilitated by Lily Horseman, an experienced and creative trainer and Forest School practitioner. Lily has held a Level 4 Forest School Trainers award since 2009, is a director of the Forest School Association and a member of the Forest School Trainers Network. For more information or to ask questions call Lily on 07789 723 061.

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Apr
23
Mon
2018
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*
Apr 23 – Apr 27 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training @ Rookhow, Grizedale, Cumbria*

This Forest School training course also includes a second week of training 19th-23rd Nov 2018

NOCN Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (RCF)

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.

Download Forest School Booking Form Level 3

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

  • Holistic development
  • Neuro-science
  • Theories of Learning and Development
  • Woodland conservation, history and management
  • Wellbeing and nature connection
  • Risk benefit assessments

Course Duration

  • Initial training week – 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 outdoor paediatric first aid course at own cost
  • Second week – Consisting of further training and benchmarking

Download the Forest School Practitioner Training Level 3 Flyer

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

*This venue has basic accommodation on site which costs approx £16 per night. Details of how to book accommodation will be sent with confirmation of course booking.

May
3
Thu
2018
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training – Modular @ Scotswood Natural Community Garden
May 3 – May 4 all-day
Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Training - Modular @ Scotswood Natural Community Garden  | England | United Kingdom

Modular Forest School Training sessions – Participants will attend all of: 3rd, 4th, 10th and 11th  May 2018, 4th and 5th Oct 2018, 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th Feb 2019

NOCN Forest School Level 3 Training

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.

Course leaders will be Lily Horseman of Kindling and Harriet Menter of Scotswood Natural Community Garden.

Download Forest School Booking Form Level 3

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
  • Neuro-science
  • 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 4 days of training
  • Portfolio work – candidates take away their portfolio to work on (For about 4 months)
  • 2 days training and planning
  • 3 more months of work on portfolios
  • First Aid – Candidates complete a 2 day ITC first aid course
  • Development Training – Consisting of 4 days of including assessment

Download the Forest School Practitioner Training Level 3 Flyer

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