Level 2 award in Assisting Forest School
This Forest School Assistant training is designed for those who would like to assist a level 3 qualified Forest School Leader in running a Forest School programme. Training takes place in person at Ferry Meadows Country Park. The theory elements of the course will be delivered in the comfortable surroundings of the Lakeside Meeting Room, while the practical skills sessions will take place outdoors in our dedicated Forest School site.
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. The course duration is four days of training including theory and practical sessions, plus assisting with planning and delivery of a minimum of 3 forest schools sessions.
There are 3 units of study at level 2:
- Supporting learning, play and development in the natural environment
- Sustainable use and management of natural resources
- Outdoor practical skills
- Forest school assistant