Level 3 Forest School Leader

At Branching Out Training we are delighted to offer the level 3 Forest School Leader course for staff at your school, nursery or pre-school. Training is delivered in our mini woods forest school area at Upton Heath C of E Primary School in Chester.

For 2020, we will be delivering this course in spring and autumn.

Spring course: 23rd, 24th, 29th, 30th April, 1st, 6th,7th May. Book now. Please note that due to the coronavirus pandemic, we have had to postpone our spring course. 

Autumn course: 24th, 25th, 30th September, 1st, 2nd, 14th, 15th October. Book now.

For all enquiries, please contact spearson@uptonheath.cheshire.sch.uk

The units you will need to complete to achieve your Level 3 Forest School Leader Qualification are:

  • Supporting Learning, Play and Development in the Outdoors
  • Observation and Evaluation of Outdoor Learning
  • Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
  • Teach Outdoor Practical Skills
  • Forest School Leader

Is this course right for me?

The Level 3 Forest School Leader course is a specific forest school qualification, and designed for those that would like to set up their own forest school programmes. Training includes both theory and practical learning, a work based assessment and the requirement to complete a portfolio. An established link with a setting or forest school site, and a level 2 qualification (or appropriate experience), plus a DBS certificate is required.