The Forest School Assistant Level 2 qualification is designed for anyone who is assisting, or who wishes to assist at Forest School.
This course comprises five days of training led by experienced Forest School tutors and Practitioners. In addition there is approximately 28 hours of self-guided study over a three month period. Evidence of your learning is assessed through the completion of the Level 2 Forest School workbook.
During the course you will take part in a range of activities and explore how they can be shared with children and young people including:
You will consider the environment, the flora and fauna, and how we use natural resources to enhance children’s learning. You will describe how teaching outside in the woodland differs from formal education and will record the impact of Forest School experiences on emotional and cognitive development.
Please note that in order to gain an insight into the role of the Forest School Assistant you are required to assist in the planning and delivery of at least 3 Forest School sessions led by a qualified (Level 3) Forest School leader.OCN Level Two Course Information