Level 2 Certificate in Forest School Programme Support (RQF)

Level 2 Certificate in Forest School Programme Support (RQF)


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Wednesday 25 September 2019 - Tuesday 01 October 2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

£0.00 - £450.00

Dare Valley Country Park
Rhondda Cynon Taf

Starting 25th Sept, 2019

Suitable for:

Foundation phase and KS2 Teachers, LSA’s & HLTA’s wishing to support a Forest School Leader. Forest school training 

Extra information:

Level 2 Award in Forest School Programme Support (RQF)

This forest school training qualification is intended for those who wish to become an assistant Forest School Leader or intend to become a Forest School leader in the future, developing knowledge practical skills suitable for the role.

The qualification is composed of two units.

Unit 1: Understanding how Forest School and Forest School experiences can support learning and development and being able to perform the role of a Forest School Assistant.

Unit 2: Sustainable woodland management, risk assessment and carrying out practical task such as using tools, erecting shelters and safe fire siting at Forest School.

Assessment tasks will result in each candidate producing a portfolio of evidence meeting each assessment criteria in each unit.

We are FSA South Wales Group members and Coordinators.

Forest School is a proven pedagogical methodology and one which has been adopted extensively throughout Scandinavia where it has become a key element of Early Years provision.

A great way to deliver the LNF, Wellbeing Act, Successful Futures, Creative Curriculum ….. using the outdoors!!

Forest School provides a unique way of creating a child centred learning environment which fosters independence and self esteem in children through involvement in stimulating outdoor learning activities that enhance physical, mental, social and cognitive development.

The 4  day course involves:

  • 4 days theory & practical skills development including skills assessment (25th, 26th, 27th Sept & 1st Oct 2019).
  • Optional half day tutorial session to support portfolio building.
  • Theory is completed via our E-Learning system and can be completed at own pace (submission within 3 months)
  • Most of each day is spent in the outdoors, please come prepared.
  • 1/2 day Study visit to Dare Valley Nature Kindergarten

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