Forest School Level 2 assistant
This course covers four Units of Study at Level 2 and looks in more depth at practical skills, using the woodland as a sustainable resource and the theoretical side of planning for learning and play at Forest School.
This course is designed for those wanting to assist a Level 3 Forest School Leader.
Dates & Prices
We offer 2 courses a year at Itchen Valley Country Park and a dual site course at The Vyne, National Trust and Bramley Frith Wood. We can also arrange private courses for a minimum of 6 trainees.
We also offer a bespoke method of training for individuals who would like to learn 'on the job'. Please enquire if you are interested in this method.
Our next course is at Itchen Valley on 21st & 28th September, 19th & 26th October.
This course covers four Units of Study at Level 2 and looks in more depth at practical skills, using the woodland as a sustainable resource and the theoretical side of planning for learning and play at Forest School. This course is designed for those wanting to assist a Level 3 Forest School Leader:
Supporting Learning, Play and Development in the Outdoors
Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
Outdoor Practical Skills
Assist at Forest School.
This qualification is ideal for those who would like a more in depth introductory course or who need more practical and academic experience in order to progress to the Level 3 – Certificate in Leading Forest School course.
This course offers plenty of opportunities to develop your own skills at Forest School in preparation for passing those on to others at a later date.
Completion of the Level 2 booklet takes place during the course and whilst assisting a Forest School Practitioner (Level 3 Trained) with planning and delivery of Forest School programmes. For this reason you must ensure an established link with a Forest School Practitioner before attending this training.
Course duration – 4 days of training, plus assisting with planning and delivery of minimum of 3 Forest Schools Sessions. This is usually a minimum time commitment of 3 x half a day.
Please note this course enables you to assist at Forest Schools, and does not qualify you to run Forest Schools Sessions.
Entry Qualifications Required:
Established link with Forest School Practitioner
Aged 16 years or over
Level 1 qualification or equivalent (1 GCSE)
Current DBS Check.