Forest School Skills Intermediate Level 2 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Learn to plan appropriate activities and experiences aimed to promote children’s self-esteem, learning and development. You will be taught a variety of techniques for building self-esteem, independence skills and behaviour management. You will learn to plan these activities within the constraints of the setting: taking into account the safety issues and needs of peers, children, carers and staff.

The Pearson SRF BTEC Level 2 Intermediate Award in Forest School Skills is for those wishing to run Forest School activities under supervision, on site, for example in a School, Nursery, Youth Club or Residential setting.

Assessment Methods

You will initially be assessed on the course and then by submission of assigned tasks. These tasks are planning and implementing Forest School sessions for a group of your people; create a staff handbook; complete a diary of the three days training; write two reports of your findings; and be practically assessed. You will be given completion dates for these tasks.

Progression Options

BTEC Level Advanced Award in Forest School Leaders.

Course Summary

Course Title Forest School Skills Intermediate Level 2
Entry Requirements

You must have suitable experience and or qualifications. If you intend to work with participants with learning disabilities then suitable experience and or qualifications are necessary to work with these groups. You will need to have access to a group of forest school learners (children, young adults etc.).

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