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Forest School Leadership Training (Level 3 course)

Embark on a journey to become a certified Forest School Leader with Cambium Sustainable. Their Level 3 Certificate is designed for those passionate about setting up and running Forest School programs.

There are five Units of Study at Level 3: 

  • Supporting Learning, Play and Development in Natural Environments
  • Deliver Forest School
  • Observation and Evaluation of Forest School
  • Sustainable Use and Management of Natural Resources
  • Teach Outdoor Practical Skills

In 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 evaluation

There is a one-day course completion workshop about three-quarters of the way through the course. In addition to the course dates, the lead tutor is available during the course for tutorial help by telephone or email.

Entry Qualifications Required: 

  • Level 2 Qualification or appropriate experience in education, youth work, childcare, etc
  • Established a link with a proposed client group and a potential Forest School Site
  • Eighteen years or over at the start of the course


  • Level 2 Qualification in Forest School, Countryside, Woodland Management, etc
  • At least two years of experience with client groups
  • Established a link with a proposed client group and a potential Forest School Site


Before undertaking Level 3 Forest School Training, you are strongly advised to achieve a suitable First Aid Qualification and hold a current DBS certificate before starting your own Forest School practice. However, this is the responsibility of the individual setting. Contact Cambium Sustainable for more information about First Aid training.

Course dates 2024

Wednesday 26th June
Thursday 27th June
Friday 28th June
Wednesday 3rd July
Thursday 4th July
Friday 5th July
Thursday 19th September
Friday 20th September

Trainer: Jay Croney

Course cost: £900.00 (including deposit)

More information: email jabezcroney@hotmail.com or phone 07552 766 433



Sep 19 2024


9:00 am - 4:00 pm


The Garden Theatre
Windmill Hill City Farm, BS3 4EA


Cambium Sustainable
01874 711 873
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