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Introduction to Forest School Principles Award (Online)

This short course will provide you with an awareness of Forest School principles.
You will gain an insight into the ethos behind Forest School and explore a variety of activities which facilitate play and learning during sessions. You will also learn how to risk assess and manage play activities in a woodland environment.

How will I learn?

This is an online course that can be completed from the comfort of your own home. An element of the course is to evidence that you have participated in a practical Forest School session. You can complete this by providing photo or video evidence.
We offer regular practical Forest School workshops at our Paignton Campus, which you are welcome to attend to support you in gathering your evidence.

Your assessments will be submitted via our online learning platform and you will receive support and guidance from a personal tutor.

You could progress onto the Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership if you successfully complete this online course.

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What will I learn?
Course fees
Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19-23 Fee 19+ Fee  
AW1FSD1ONL Paignton Campus 01/08/2019 - 31/07/2020 FRI - 0 £0.00
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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.

“Having seen the facilities and met with the team, I was really excited to start my course. I’ve learnt so much in my time here, using specialist equipment and creating and maintaining our own garden. I can’t wait to progress and take my skills into employment.”Jamie Williams

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