Forest School Training

We run Forest School practitioner and CPD courses throughout the year and will post information here on courses with space as we run them.  Please contact us if you have a specific need or requirement.  See you soon..

2022 course dates:

HORNBEAM 2022: Modules One & Two – Mon 27th June to Fri 1st July 2022
Successful completion of module one and two together with the associated workbooks achieves ‘Level 2 Award for Forest School Assistants’.  Total cost = £520 (both modules one and two)

Module Three and Practical Skills Assessment (Module Four) –
Monday 11th – Wednesday 13th July 2022

Successful completion of all the above together with module three, the skills assessment, an onsite delivery assessment at your own forest school PLUS attendance at your choice of additional skills sessions achieves the ‘Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders’ qualification. Total cost = £880.

OCNWM Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leadership

If you wish to lead Forest School programmes, the completion of your Level 3 is the beginning of your journey.  Apply now….

What should I expect if I train with Step-Out? 

  • A training course held in beautiful location with excellent indoor and outdoor spaces
  • A maximum of twelve students per course in order to maximise practical ‘hands-on’ time and give opportunities to explore and experience the Forest School ethos in depth.
  • An all-inclusive price of £880 in 2021* with no hidden extras and is inclusive of a 16hr first aid in the outdoors course. 
  • Tutor(s) still regularly involved in delivering Forest School Programmes with many and varied groups and individuals
  • A course which will challenge and stimulate you.
  • Plenty of support for the duration of your training.

*(can be paid in instalments – please ask).

Due to the modular nature of this course participants can decide if they wish to complete Level 1, Level 2 or Level 3 forest school leadership qualifications prior to, or during the course.

(modules one, two, three, practical skills assessment, on-site delivery assessment and additional 16hr first aid in the outdoors course on 24th & 25th Mar OR dates tbc in Oct)

If you are interested in attending this course please contact Sarah to ensure that this is the appropriate training course for you on livelife@step-out.info or 07962 446886.