Forest School Leader :: March 2021

7 students

Forest School Leader training – Level 3

Followed by a practical observation at your setting

*practical course dates shared via email. You must attend these to complete the qualification.

  • 155 Guided Learning Hours
  • 15 hours on site practical (available once Covid-19 restrictions lifted)
  • 130 hours supported online training

In this Forest School Leader, Level 3 course, you will learn practical skills and knowledge to work as a Forest School Leader. This will include building  factual, procedural and theoretical knowledge and understanding of Forest School.

Course learning outcomes
Once you have completed the studies you should be able to:
1. understand the development of Forest School
2. be able to manage the ecological impact of Forest School
3. develop the underpinning documents required for a Forest School programme
4. plan in line with the Forest School ethos and principles

What will the course entail?
Once you have enrolled on the course we will begin guiding you through the step by step process of the training programme.

This qualification combines practical sessions at our setting with theory elements delivered hrough the virtual classroom. These units are fully supported by the team at Inspired Forest School Training, offering advice and coursework marking via the Google Classroom platform you will be invited to via email.

There will be practical sessions too?
Of course. At this time we are offering you the opportunity to begin your training with us and to complete the majority of the written outcomes required to reach Level 3.
You will have the dates for the three practical session. These days will take place at our training centre in Churchdown, Gloucestershire.
We will also offer you the chance to attend optional free practical top-up dates.
And whilst Covid restrictions continue
As the Ofqual Regulated awarding organisation, we can offer extensions to deadlines. We are here to ensure you complete the course and reach your goal, whatever happens.
How many modules are there?

The Forest School Leader award (Level 3) is divided into 5 clear units, of which 3 can be achieved online. The remaining two units will be completed on the Forest School Practical Days (x2) you choose to attend in the future.

  •  Planning and Preparation
  • Delivery
  • Learning and Development
  • Practical Skills 
  • The Woodland Environment
Offering a guided, supported opportunity to train.

Learn practical skills alongside our training team.

Online training completed in your own time with a supportive community and guided assessment tasks.



£925.00 £875.00
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