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Introduction to Forest School Principles Award (Online)

This fully subsidised 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.

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.
Please note, you must be aged 19+ and have lived in the UK for the last 3 years. You must also be resident in the South West of England to claim full subsidy.

If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
AW1FSD1ONL Paignton Campus 01/08/2019 - 31/07/2020 FRI - 0 £0.00 Apply Now
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.

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