PLEASE NOTE: THIS course is now full. We are operating a waiting list for enquiries for the next COURSE STARTING IN SPRING 2023.

COURSE CONTENT

Forest school ethos and practice

Application of learning theories and holistic development in outdoor learning

Practical outdoor skills, using tools, woodcraft, site surveys, species identification, campfire cooking and woodland management

Leading and managing outdoor learning and forest school sessions

HOW TO APPLY

For an application form, please email us or call 0131 663 1921.

Forest and Outdoor Learning Award

Leadership level 8

Recognised by Forest School Association

An outdoor learning leadership award that incorporates the Forest School practitioner award

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WHEN DOES IT TAKE PLACE?

The course consists of 3 blocks:

Block 1: Fri 26 – Sun 28 Aug 2022 (inc)

Block 2: Fri 7 – Sun 9 Oct 2022 (inc)

Block 3: Sat 3 – Sun 4 June 2023

There will be some evening activities.

 

Outdoor First Aid: Sat 6 & Sun 7 Nov 2022

(Those with an existing valid Outdoor First Aid Certificate are not required to attend).

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

The course fee is £1200 (non-residential). For pricing to include residential, please email us or call 0131 663 1921. Fee for Outdoor First Aid Course: £140.

Do you work for, a Small and Medium-sized Enterprise (SME) employer? If so, you may be eligible for funding for this programme. SMEs are able to access up to £5000 of training. To find out more please email us. (Evidence of SME status and application process required)

Forest School and Outdoor Leadership is a course at SCQF (Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework) Level 8.

This course is about working in the forest and outdoor environment  to gain leadership skills and to lead outdoor learning as well as becoming a fully qualified practitioner.

 

To find out more, please call us on 0131 663 1921 or email us. Also contact us if you are interested in other levels or have significant previous experience in outdoor leadership.

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