Chester: Level 3 Forest School Leader - Start date: 23/09/20 (ATUHSL3FS230920)

Upton Lane, Upton, Chester, CH2 1ED

Course dates

  • Wed, 23 Sep '20   1 day
  • Thu, 24 Sep '20   1 day
  • Fri, 25 Sep '20   1 day
  • Wed, 30 Sep '20   1 day
  • Thu, 1 Oct '20   1 day
  • Fri, 2 Oct '20   1 day
  • Wed, 14 Oct '20   1 day
  • Thu, 15 Oct '20   1 day

Training by Upton Heath Branching Out

Course cost
Course cost – £850 per person (incl VAT and deposit)

More information
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Trainer notes
Branching Out @ Upton Heath offers both Forest School and Outdoor Learning training within a school setting, led by an experienced teacher. Its primary focus is to support those within the education sector who wish to develop and deliver quality outdoor learning experiences to the children and young people in their care.

Entry Qualifications Required
Entry Qualifications Required
Level 2 Qualification or appropriate experience in education, youth work, childcare etc.
Established link with a proposed client group and a potential Forest School Site.
21 years or over at the start of the course.
Level 2 Qualification in Forest School, Countryside, Woodland Management etc.
At least two years experience with client groups
Established link with a proposed client group and a potential Forest School Site.

You will need to hold a current DBS certificate prior to starting your own FS practice.

About the course
This course is designed for those who would like to set up and run a Forest School programmes.

There are five Units of Study at Level 3:

  • Supporting Learning, Play and Development in the Outdoors
  • Observation and Evaluation of Outdoor Learning
  • Sustainable Use of Natural Resources
  • Teach Outdoor Practical Skills
  • Forest School Leader

On this course you will :

  • Attend training days which consist of both theory and practical tasks.
  • Run a Forest School Programme in your chosen setting.
  • Have a work-based assessment.
  • Complete a portfolio for assessment.

Two further half day support sessions are offered on agreed dates to assist with course completion. In addition to the course dates, the lead tutor is available during the course for tutorial help by telephone or email and via the online support area.


Course ticket - for all 8 dates.
This includes VAT on the deposit, and also covers the Agored registration cost. The remaining class cost is payable direct to the trainer who will contact you with payment details.

Upton Lane