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Forest School Programme Leadership

New low cost: £699 (eligible for the Advanced Learner Loan)

The Forest School Level 3 course is suitable if you wish to run your own Forest School or to be a qualified Forest School leader within an educational setting.

You will take part in practical sessions held in South Devon College’s woodland, which are supplemented with online lessons, activities and reading. You will have 9 months in which to attend sessions, gain valuable Forest School work experience, and complete a portfolio of evidence.

You will need access to Forest School sessions to gain experience of planning and delivering 6 sessions with the same group.

You will be required to attend a minimum of 8 practical sessions, which you can choose from the options below. You will also attend 2 mandatory assessment sessions.
Monday afternoon sessions x 7
13.45-16.45, January-March 2018
or
Tuesday twilight sessions x 7
16.30-19.30, April-May 2018
2 x Mandatory practical sessions in June
09.30-16.00

The Department for Education’s minimum age for a Forest School Leader is 21, but assistants can be younger.

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  
CT3FSL1P Vantage Point 29/JAN/18 - 29/JAN/19 MON - 0 £799.00
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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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