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Forest School Introduction to Forest School Principles

This course is aimed at those who want an introduction to Forest School.
The course is run on various dates over 2 mornings and you will also have 6 months to complete an online portfolio.
You will learn both inside the classroom and outside in South Devon College’s Conservation Area. We also have an online learning environment where resources and tutor guidance will be available.
The cost for this course is £80.

Topics Covered:
• Planning and delivery of a Forest School programme
• Woodland environment
• Learning and child development
• Practical skills including den building, fire lighting and tool use

Entry Requirements
• You will need access to Forest School sessions for practical elements of the assessment.
• The Department for Education’s minimum age for a Forest School Leader is 21, but assistants can be younger
• GCSE in English Language at grade C or above (or equivalent) is desirable
• You will need suitable clothing as sessions take place whatever the weather

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AW1FSB1P Vantage Point - - 0 £80.00
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FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

“During my career I have gained a broad range of skills relating to early years education and childcare, and I can now pass that knowledge on to new learners. It’s fantastic to support learners in achieving their goals and helping them find employment in this rewarding industry.”Stefanie Crinks

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