We love Forest School, and we love teaching adults, and now we get to teach you how to do it!
We've teamed up with the Forest of Avon Trust to offer Ascentis accredited Level 3 Forest School training. Our 2017/2018 courses dates are:
Autumn 2017: Part 1: October 23rd - 27th 2017. Part 2: February 13th - 15th 2018
Spring 2018: Part 1: April 3rd-6th. Part 2: August 28th-31st
Summer 2018: Part 1: July 30th-August 3rd. Part 2: 2019 February 19th-21st
Autumn 2018: Part 1: October 29th-Nov 2nd. Part 2: May 29th-31st 2019
To begin the booking process, please click the button below. You will not have to pay anything at this stage.
Tintern is just 40 minutes' drive from Bristol and we will have access to the beautiful gardens, fields and woodlands of the Wye Valley Sculpture Garden, NP16 7NX.
On this course you will learn everything from woodland management, site maintenance and risk assessments, to the safe use of tools, species identification and how to put the forest school ethos into practice. We'll even teach you practical skills such as firelighting, campfire cooking and knifework.
The course includes a total of 8 days of tuition and assessment, plus an onsite observation, ongoing tutorial support and will help you to develop a written portfolio of your forest school work.
The cost of the course is £900. If you would like to talk to us about payment plans then please get in touch.
Course content includes:
- Learning the ethos of Forest School and what this looks like in practice
- An introduction to the woodland environment and how to care for it
- Flora and fauna identification skills
- All you need to know about the health and safety element of running Forest School, including risk assessments and safe use of tools and fire
- An overview of learning theories relevant to Forest School and how to put these into practice
- Ideas of activities and crafts that you can use in your sessions
- Plenty of opportunity to practice skills and ask questions
- Ongoing support whilst writing your portfolio plus lots more!
To begin the booking process, please click on the button below and complete the online form that follows. It should take no more than 5 minutes, your information is secure and you won't need to make a payment now.
If you'd like more infomation, please email email@example.com or call Joss on 07931 441 884
PLEASE NOTE: Part of the training includes a site and session assessment. For visits to groups within 20 miles of Bristol or the Forest of Dean, there is no charge. If greater than 20 miles, there is a charge for additional time and mileage of 70p per mile that will be added to the course fee.
Courses are delivered by Go Wild Education Ltd. and are VAT exempt.
You will need to obtain an outdoor first aid qualification before you can obtain your qualification. This is NOT included in the cost of the course. We are happy to advise about the first aid qualification so please email us or give us a call!
Bespoke Level 1 and Level 3 Training, INSET and twilight sessions
If you have five people or more who want either level 1 or 3 Forest School training, INSET or twilight session, then we can create a bespoke course for you at a time that suits you. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your requirements.