Forest School Hybrid Training

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Course Details

Forest School Hybrid Training

Our Forest School Hybrid Training Course enables you to start your training straight away with our Online Level 3 Training Course and still be able to get that hands on experience with a 5 day training week with one of the Worlds most experienced trainers.    

The Training

 5 days of initial training.

Online assessment

• Online Level 3 Training course

• An internationally recognised, Open Awards approved qualification.

• a Level 3 Forest School Practitioner Leader certificate.

 A £20 discount from our shop when you purchase our Forest School Starter Pack

• A discount from Birnbeck Insurance if you use them to insure your Forest Schools sessions.

• The course cost covers the initial training week, assessment week, e-portfolio, registration and certification.

 You do not need to have completed your Level 1 or Level 2 training to complete your Level 3 course.


Level 3

The Level 3 Forest Schools Leader Hybrid course will involve you attending the initial 5 day training week, completing your online portfolio with the aid of our online level 3 training course, you will need to complete an online assessment and have all of your work completed within 15 months from when your sign up. 


Who is this training for?

​• Educators – teachers, TA’s caretakers and dinner/break staff.

 Childminders and home-educators.

• Anyone in a mentoring role with babies, early years, young children, adolescents or NEETS.

• Anyone in social care, such as those responsible for mentoring young mothers and fathers.

• Those in special needs forums such as those who care for ASD learning disability, mental health, social care, adopters and adoptees.

• Forestry and countryside workers - social forestry and educational groups.




    For UK Leaders Only: You may pay through a purchase order. Simply click on that option at check out

    The UK and NZ Learners Only: To help with financial management, we offer the option to pay in 6 weekly instalments through our partner Laybuy. Laybuy offers up to £720 in credit for Forest School training subject to a credit check. There is no fee for using this service.


    The accommodation should be booked by the learner. After booking your place we can send you a list of recommended accommodation locations.
    You can also use Airbnb or and enter the postcode to see accommodation around the training site.

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