Forest Schools Open Award Level 3 Programme Leader
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SUITABILITY

Teachers wanting to start delivering forest schools activities in their own schools who also want to gain the full Level 3 qualification

DURATION

5 x 8 Hour Sessions

LOCATION

In person, on location

level 3 programme leader

Forest Schools offer young people the opportunity to attend regular sessions in which they can learn all about and develop themselves holistically in a student centered environment.

This course builds on the content of the NYCC Forest School Leader course with the inclusion of additional inputrelating to the Level 3 qualification.

Following this course, candidates need to plan and deliver a series of Forest School sessions and produce a portfolio of evidence that will provide the basis for assessment.

Nationally recognised Forest School qualifications are available via the national awarding organisation Open awards. North Yorkshire Outdoor Learning Service is a recognised providing centre for these qualifications at level 3.

Whats Covered

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Education theory

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Woodland ecology

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Bushcraft

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Safety and management

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Risk assessment

Outcomes

Gain a nationally recognised qualification

Gain the skills and resources to begin using forest schools activities

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Level 2 MTB Leadership Assessment

East Barnby Outdoor Education Centre

Day 1: 13 July 2024 | 09:00am - 17:00pm One-day Practical and written assessment with a British Cycling accredited provider. The assessment is to be booked once you’ve had enough time to hone the skills and knowledge you have obtained on your training day. The maximum time to complete your award is 18months. You will be assessed on topics such as planning and delivery of rides, leading techniques for effective group management, map reading and navigation, management of accidents and emergencies, equipment set-up, trailside repairs and core mountain bike techniques.To attend the training course you must: Have completed the 2 day Level 2 Training Course.Have logged additional experience In order for your award to be accredited you are required to: hold British Cycling Membership of Ride level or above.attend and evidence a two-day outdoor First Aid courseundergo and evidence safeguarding training appropriate to the country they are leading in. These can occur after your course, but your award will only be provided on receipt and acceptance of these.

Level 2 MTB Leadership Training

East Barnby Outdoor Education Centre

Day 1: 29 June 2024 | 09:00am - 17:00pm Day 2: 30 June 2024 | 09:00am - 17:00pm The Level 2 Mountain Bike Leadership Award is the entry point for experienced mountain bikers wanting to use their experience to safely guide others on off-road terrain. The course covers topics such as planning and delivery of rides, leading techniques for effective group management, map reading and navigation, management of accidents and emergencies, equipment set-up, trailside repairs and core mountain bike techniques.To register for the course:The minimum age to attend a course is 18 years old and you must have mountain biking experience in various terrains and weather conditions. An appropriate level of physical fitness for a day’s riding is essential to be competent in the techniques and skills required to safely negotiate the typical trail features, generally comparable to red-graded purpose-built trails.

Rock Climbing Instructor Assessment

Bewerley Park Outdoor Education Centre Bewerley Park, Pateley Bridge

Day 1: 5 April 2024 | 05:00pm - 09:00pm Day 2: 6 April 2024 | 08:30am - 05:00pm Day 3: 7 April 2024 | 08:30am - 05:00pm National Governing Body Award assessment for those wanting to teach climbing at single pitch venues.   What's Covered Outcomes

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