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L2 to Level 3 Forest School Leader Top Up training course, Leatherhead

Location: Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve, Mill Way, Leatherhead, England, KT22 8QA
This 4 day course has been designed for Level 2 qualified students to Top Up to a Level 3 qualification.

Event details


9.30am - 4.30pm
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About the event

This 4 day top up course is designed for those already with a Forest School Level 2 Assistant qualification to achieve their Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders qualification, accredited by Open College Network West Midlands (OCNWM) and the Institute for Outdoor Learning.  

The Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders course covers the following:

✓ How to safely establish & deliver a Forest School programme, including planning and running your forest school, policies and procedures, risk assessment and session planning.

✓ The theories of learning and development and background to forest schools.

✓ Practice the skills to help children learn and develop in a woodland environment, including fire-lighting, tool use, games, arts and crafts, identification and use of woodland resources

✓ How to look after and manage your woodland site

The Top Up Course dates are Monday 8th to Thursday 11th July 2019 (4 days)

  • 4 day initial training course covering the OCNWM units. 
  • Portfolio advice and assessment.
  • Mentoring days - regular face to face opportunity to receive advice on your portfolio work.

Booking is essential, a £100 deposit is required to confirm a place on the course

The student must provide proof of current Level 2 qualification.

Please contact Victoria Pinder at for a booking form


Phone number

01483 663300


£500, a £100 deposit is required with the booking form to confirm a place on this course

Suitable for


Know before you go

What to bring

Wear suitable outdoor all weather clothing and footwear


Disabled toilet

Contact us

Victoria Pinder
Contact number: 01483 663300