Level 2 Award for Forest School Assistants

f you want to develop as an assistant at Forest School level 2 training is for you. This 5-day training incorporates an introduction to the Forest School ethos, through focus experience and reflection, with some theory and discussion sessions. We cover: self-efficacy and confidence, Intro to Risk Assessment and Risk benefit assessment, practical skills and ideas, shelter, tool use and fire, woodland ecology, and sustainable use of woodland sites.

FSTC have been delivering highly regarded Forest School, Nature Play and Nurture and Outdoor First Aid training in Scotland for ten years and are currently Scotland’s most experienced Forest School trainers. FSTC have a team of trainers and work regularly with Forestry Commission Scotland, East and Mid-Lothian Councils, Edinburgh Council, and North & South Lanarkshire councils, amongst others. Lead trainer Aline Hill is a passionate Forest School trainer and practitioner of twelve years’ experience. Her areas of particular expertise are early years, primary school and adults with health and well being issues. She holds M(Ed) distinction level, Children in the Outdoors 0-5. She currently works with an experienced team of co-leaders, assistants and developing tutors to deliver training. All have long-term experience of Forest School delivery and areas of specialist knowledge. For more information see www.forestschooltraining.co.uk. Support, consultancy and training enquiries and booking are via email application to admin@forestschoolscotland.co.uk. Invoices can be issued to a 3rd party on request. FSTC operate mailing and waiting lists – email admin@forestschoolscotland.co.uk.

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FSTC is an awarding centre with OCN WMR, ensuring high-level internal and external quality assurance processes. All our unaccredited support, CPL and consultancy work is formatively evaluated using a range of techniques both during and beyond the training process, and we are committed to co-constructing effective support and development with our clients.

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