Forest School Training Course Content

Course Content and Units for Forest School Training Level 3

The Forest School Training is based on best practice and research which includes:

  • Child-led and Adult-led continuum
  • Nature Education and Connection
  • Personal and cultural development
  • Educational and Nature pedagogy
  • Nature conservation and stewardship
  • Risk Benefit Assessment to enable resilient and confident young people
  • Innovative and therapeutic practice in the outdoors
  • Effective communication and behaviour understanding
  • Neuroscience and growing a healthy brain

The OCN accreditation training carries a total of 18 credits at Level 3 and consists of 5 units.

Credit Value 18, GLH: 155, TQT: 180
Guided Learning hours (GLH) supervised or direct study time required for a unit (indicative).
Total Qualification Time (TQT) number of guided learning hours (GLH) plus the time taken by learner for private study or work experience.

Download Forest School Programme: Delivery. 
Credits 3; GLH 27; TQT 30.
Download Forest School Programme: Learning and Development. 
Credit 6; GLH 50; TQT 60.
Download Forest School Programmes: Planning and Preparation. 
Credits 3; GLH 27; TQT 30.
Download Forest School Programmes: Practical Skills. 
Credit 3; GLH 26; TQT 30.
Download Forest School Programmes: The Woodland Environment. 
Credit 3; GLH 25; TQT 30.

Useful documents to download:

Download our FAQ's about this training.
Download our Level 3 Forest School Training Guide.

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“I loved how all the participants were bought together through activities, games and music and how I have noticed nature at a different level. There was an excellent combination of outdoor and classroom lessons.”

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