When and Where?
Wednesday 6th and Thursday 7th February 2019 – 10.00am-4pm
Please arrive 10 minutes before the course is due to start
Swanwick Lakes, Swanwick, Hampshire SO31 7AY
- You must be over 16 years of age.
- You should have an interest in working outdoors with children and young people.
On successful completion of the course you will be awarded a LASER Level 1 Award in Forest School Ethos and Principles (RQF). We expect the course to take you between one and three months to complete.
The course consists of a practical training programme and coursework.
2 Day Training Programme
The training programme takes place over 2 consecutive days covering an introduction to Forest School ethos and learning practical skills. Each day runs from 10am-4pm and will take place outdoors on one of our woodland nature reserves.
A short Level 1 workbook to be completed within 3 months of start date.
As part of the coursework you must attend a Forest School session led by a level 3 Forest School Leader (we can put you in touch with a suitable person if required), and produce a written record of your observations at Forest School.
We expect the course to take you between one and three months to complete.
Dawn O’Malley – HIWWT Training & Outreach Officer
The training team are experienced and inspirational environmental educators, Forest School leaders and trainers. They have experience of delivering short and long-term programmes to a wide range of age and ability groups. They work together as a team to bring you high quality Forest School training that, as well as being learner focussed, considers the environment and wildlife in which Forest School programmes take place.
If you want to introduce your staff to Forest School we can provide INSET days for your school or organisation.