The first module of the training will be completed ONLINE.
Date: 4 x face to face days of the course, 6th, 7th, 20th, 21st November 2023
Plus 2 x Skills Days:15th, 16th January 2024
Venue: The Soanes Centre, Tower Hamlets Cemetery Park
Cost: £875 (plus VAT) per person (Price Deal!), to include Open College Network West Midlands registration.
Suitable for: Qualified educators of children 2 to 10 years.
Who is it for? Professionals who want to do Forest School in their workplace who meet the criteria set out below.
To achieve this course you will need to meet the following:
Be over 21 years old
If working with children a Level 3 childcare/play work qualification & experience of working with young is essential.
For teenagers & adults a relevant Level 3 qualification is required or equivalent experience
If working with learners with learning difficulties & disabilities, have a relevant qualification & experience of these groups
Attend all of the lessons over 4 days
Attend 2 "Tutorial & Skills" follow up days
Teach 6 sessions of 1.5 hours with your chosen client group Be assessed practically during a 1.5 hour lesson
Complete all Assessment Criteria within 12 months of commencement of course
On completion of the course you must provide proof of current Police Check
On completion of the course you must provide proof of a relevant outdoor First Aid Certification ie First Aid at Work (usually a 4 day course) or Outdoor First Aid (usually 16 hrs)
You will need to access the relevant client group in order to complete assignments
Where can it lead? Practising Forest School Leader.
How will you study? Attend either 4 consecutive days or one day per week for 4 weeks. Complete Assignment work in a portfolio of evidence (approximately 50 hrs of study). Be assessed practically doing a Forest School session in your workplace. Be assessed practically on the course.