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Training Directory: Community Engagement and Environmental Education Short Courses

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Community Engagement and Environmental Education  - Short Training Courses

 

That's being trained in how to deliver community events and environmental education not the actual events themselves; so typical courses will include how to engage the community and how to deliver on topics as diverse as storytelling to running consultation exercises.  There is also training in environmental education techniques such as Forest Schools workshops. This section also includes courses on volunteer management and development.

28/01/2022 Environmental Education Skills 2022 (Fridays) 6 Days

Online, EcoTraining 07786 444 816 info@ecotraining.org.uk c-js.info/3pQad5Q

Across six weekly sesions, we will help you to take your emotional connection with nature and the natural environment and use that to develop your skills in engaging a wide range of groups in connecting with nature.

Cost £275

07/02/2022 Online Woodland Activity Leader Training Theory Course 4 Days

Online, Wind Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/3vQ60zU

Start your Outdoor Leader career by learning the theory part of our Woodland Activity Leader Training course online, then follow up when you are ready with a short practical 3 day course to complete your qualification.

Cost £200

24/02/2022 An Introduction to Changing Behaviours: Environment & Conservation 1 Day

Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw, Peak District, Katherine Clarke, Bee Kinder 01298 872815 bee_kinder@yahoo.com c-js.info/3qnokPN

Using theories and models of behaviour change you can develop effective strategies and interventions to place people at the heart of looking after our outdoor spaces - enabling people to be part of the solution to nature conservation. This one day course runs just in time for the busy visitor season.

Cost £95

25/02/2022 Applying Behaviour Change: Environment & Conservation 1 Day

Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw, Peak District, Katherine Clarke, Bee Kinder 01298 872815 bee_kinder@yahoo.com c-js.info/3qnokPN

This follow on course looks at applying Behaviour Change techniques to inspire and enable people to respect, protect and enjoy places managed for people and wildlife. Book both 'An Introduction to Changing Behaviours' and 'Applying Behaviour Change' for a discounted price.

Cost £95

26/02/2022 Woodland Activity Leader Training 6 Days

Findhorn, Wild Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2X1V6W8

Take our Woodland Activity Leader Training course over 3 weekends in February, March, and April 2022. Enhance your skills to lead groups outdoors. This course will provide you with the learning and knowledge you require. This is an accredited course and an alternative to forest school training.

Cost £625

08/03/2022 CPD for Forest School; Exploring Ideas for Weaponry and Magic 1 Day

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

Hands-on workshop exploring practical activity ideas themed on weapons and magic

Free Course

09/03/2022 CPD for Forest School; Exploring Ideas for Weaponry and Magic 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

Hands-on workshop exploring practical activity ideas themed on weapons and magic

Free Course

10/03/2022 CPD for Forest School; Exploring Ideas for Weaponry and Magic 1 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

Hands-on workshop exploring practical activity ideas themed on weapons and magic

Free Course

14/03/2022 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

An accredited training course exploring curriculum-based outdoor learning. Designed to boost confidence and cover all aspects of successfully managing outdoor learning.

Free Course

15/03/2022 Level 1 - Award in Forest School Principles 2 Days

Bradfield Woods nr Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org c-js.info/35jNH7N

This course is aimed at those who are interested in learning more about the Forest School approach to learning and who would like to help out at an existing Forest School.?

15/03/2022 Outdoor Learning Activity Ideas Workshop 1 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

A day course covering a wide range of 'take-away' ideas for inspired curriculum-based outdoor learning. Suitable for those working with EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Free Course

16/03/2022 Level 2 - Forest School Assistant 4 Days

Bradfield Woods nr Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org c-js.info/35jNH7N

This course is designed for individuals wishing to assist with the delivery of a forest school programme.

21/03/2022 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 5.5 Days

Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough, Cambridgshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders qualification is the professional standard?needed to lead and create your own Forest School Project

Free Course

21/03/2022 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 4.5 Days

Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough, Cambridgshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 2 Award for Forest School Assistants qualification?is for people wishing to assist with Forest School sessions and for those already assisting and wishing to gain an accredited qualification

Free Course

28/03/2022 Level 3 - Forest School leader 8 Days

Bradfield Woods nr Bury St Edmunds , Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org c-js.info/35jNH7N

Eight days of training?to cover Forest School programme delivery, learning and development, planning and preparation, practical skills and the woodland environment.?

28/03/2022 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 5.5 Days

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders qualification is the professional standard?needed to lead and create your own Forest School Project

Free Course

28/03/2022 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 4.5 Days

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 2 Award for Forest School Assistants qualification?is for people wishing to assist with Forest School sessions and for those already assisting and wishing to gain an accredited qualification

Free Course

08/04/2022 Great planning for fabulous and effective visitor experience programmes 1 Day

Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw, Peak District, Katherine Clarke, Bee Kinder 01298 872815 bee_kinder@yahoo.com c-js.info/3qnokPN

Never has it been more important for us to deliver streamlined, efficient and cost-effective visitor experiences; ensuring we deliver ‘need to do’ activities and programmes which are tied into the overall management objectives of our places.

Cost £65

09/04/2022 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2X1V6W8

If you are interested in enhancing your skills to lead groups in a woodland environment, this course will provide you with the learning and knowledge you require. Woodland Activity Leader Training is an accredited outdoor learning course and an alternative to forest school training.

Cost £625

21/04/2022 Facilitation for higher participation 1 Day

Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw, Peak District, Katherine Clarke, Bee Kinder 01298 872815 bee_kinder@yahoo.com c-js.info/3qnokPN

Given the opportunity, confidence and support, young people can and should design, steer and deliver their environmental youth group sessions, whilst adult leaders take on the role of supportive facilitators. This session helps you discover your inner facilitator and youths explore their leadership role. £65 adult, £25 accompanying youth.

Cost £65

22/04/2022 Learning for life - delivering outdoor learning & play 1 Day

Moorland Discovery Centre, Longshaw, Peak District, Katherine Clarke, Bee Kinder 01298 872815 bee_kinder@yahoo.com c-js.info/3qnokPN

Science doesn’t lie and it's telling us the natural world is good for our health! In this hands-on session we will cover the benefits of learning and playing outside, Maslow's hierarchy of needs, the Five Pathways to Nature Connectedness, noticing nature, and wellbeing, effective delivery techniques and designing outdoor spaces.

Cost £65

28/04/2022 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

An accredited training course exploring curriculum-based outdoor learning. Designed to boost confidence and cover all aspects of successfully managing outdoor learning.

Free Course

29/04/2022 Outdoor Learning Activity Ideas Workshop 1 Day

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

A day course covering a wide range of 'take-away' ideas for inspired curriculum-based outdoor learning. Suitable for EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Free Course

11/05/2022 Level 3 - Wild Beach Leader 3 Days

Felixstowe, Suffolk, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org c-js.info/35jNH7N

This three day? course will provide teachers, support staff, outdoor educators and?youth group leaders?with the skills and confidence to deliver outdoor education on the coast.

16/05/2022 Exploring Ideas for Outdoor Play Workshop 1 Day

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

A hands-on workshop exploring a wide range of outdoor play ideas, opportunities and inspiration.

Free Course

16/05/2022 Forest School Taster Session 1 Day

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

Join us for a free Forest School taster session and find out if this inspirational approach is for you and your setting

Free Course

27/05/2022 Forest School Level 1 1 Day

Park Farm Training Centre, Holmsdale Manor Forest School 07775857222 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk

Accredited Level 1 Forest School course (we also have a range of Level 2 and 3 dates).

Cost £299

27/05/2022 Forest School Taster Day 1 Day

Park Farm Training Centre, Holmsdale Manor Forest School 07775857222 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk

Taster day (unaccredited- can also complete as an accredited course if you want a certificate) introducing the ethos of Forest School and giving a flavour of the experiences for participants.

Cost £50

28/05/2022 Environmental Education Skills 2022 (Saturdays) 6 Days

Online, EcoTraining 07786 444 816 info@ecotraining.org.uk c-js.info/3pQad5Q

Across six weekly sesions, we will help you to take your emotional connection with nature and the natural environment and use that to develop your skills in engaging a wide range of groups in connecting with nature.

Cost £345

06/06/2022 Online and in person Woodland Activity Leader Trianing 7 Days

The Ecology Centre, Kinghorn and Online, Wild Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/3vQ60zU

Join us online to take the theory part of this course. Then complete the qualification with a 3 day practical course at the wonderful Ecology Centre in Kinghorn, Fife. Learn to lead outdoor groups and gain the skills and confidence you need.

Cost £725

06/06/2022 Online Theory Coastal Activity Leader Training Course 4 Days

Online, Wild Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2QzQyBR

I you want to take your outdoor groups to the coast or beach, our Coastal Activity Leader Training course will get you started. Take the theory online and then follow up with our short 3 day course to complete the qualification.

Cost £200

08/06/2022 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 4.5 Days

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 2 Award for Forest School Assistants qualification?is for people wishing to assist with Forest School sessions and for those already assisting and wishing to gain an accredited qualification

Free Course

08/06/2022 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 5.5 Days

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders qualification is the professional standard?needed to lead and create your own Forest School Project

Free Course

16/06/2022 Exploring the Numeracy and Literacy Curriculum Outdoors 1 Day

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

A day course covering a wide range of 'take-away' ideas for inspired curriculum-based numeracy & literacy outdoor learning. Suitable for those working with EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Free Course

17/06/2022 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

An accredited training course exploring curriculum-based outdoor learning. Designed to boost confidence and cover all aspects of successfully managing outdoor learning.

Free Course

02/07/2022 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2X1V6W8

If you are interested in enhancing your skills to lead groups in a woodland environment, this course will provide you with the learning and knowledge you require. Woodland Activity Leader Training is an accredited outdoor learning course and an alternative to forest school training.

Cost £625

12/07/2022 Practical Coastal Activity Leader Training Course 3 Days

Lunderston Bay, Gourock, Wild Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2QzQyBR

This short 3 day course is the practical part of our Coastal Activity Leader Training. To book this you must first book (or have completed) the theory part of the course. Please see our website for more details.

Cost £525

30/07/2022 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2X1V6W8

If you are interested in enhancing your skills to lead groups in a woodland environment, this course will provide you with the learning and knowledge you require. Woodland Activity Leader Training is an accredited outdoor learning course and an alternative to forest school training

Cost £625

01/08/2022 Level 3 - Forest School leader 8 Days

Foxburrow Farm, Woodbridge, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org c-js.info/35jNH7N

Eight days of training?to cover Forest School programme delivery, learning and development, planning and preparation, practical skills and the woodland environment.?

20/09/2022 CPD for Forest School; Christmas Inspired Makes and Activities 1 Day

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

Hands-on workshop exploring practical activity ideas themed on Christmas

Free Course

21/09/2022 CPD for Forest School; Christmas Inspired Makes and Activities 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

Hands-on workshop exploring practical activity ideas themed on Christmas

Free Course

22/09/2022 CPD for Forest School; Christmas Inspired Makes and Activities 1 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

Hands-on workshop exploring practical activity ideas themed on Christmas

Free Course

26/09/2022 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 1 Day

Ferry Meadows Country Park, Peterborough, Cambridgshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

CPD for Forest School; An on-site event refreshing practical skills and networking

Free Course

27/09/2022 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

CPD for Forest School; An on-site event refreshing practical skills and networking

Free Course

28/09/2022 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 1 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

CPD for Forest School; An on-site event refreshing practical skills and networking

Free Course

05/10/2022 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 4.5 Days

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 2 Award for Forest School Assistants qualification?is for people wishing to assist with Forest School sessions and for those already assisting and wishing to gain an accredited qualification

Free Course

05/10/2022 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 5.5 Days

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders qualification is the professional standard?needed to lead and create your own Forest School Project

Free Course

10/10/2022 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 4.5 Days

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 2 Award for Forest School Assistants qualification?is for people wishing to assist with Forest School sessions and for those already assisting and wishing to gain an accredited qualification

Free Course

10/10/2022 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 5.5 Days

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

The Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders qualification is the professional standard?needed to lead and create your own Forest School Project

Free Course

15/10/2022 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild Things 01309 690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2X1V6W8

If you are interested in enhancing your skills to lead groups in a woodland environment, this course will provide you with the learning and knowledge you require. Woodland Activity Leader Training is an accredited outdoor learning course and an alternative to forest school training

Cost £625

19/10/2022 Level 1 - Award in Forest School Principles 2 Days

Foxburrow Farm, Woodbridge, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org c-js.info/35jNH7N

This course is aimed at those who are interested in learning more about the Forest School approach to learning and who would like to help out at an existing Forest School.?

19/10/2022 Level 2 - Forest School Assistant 4 Days

Foxburrow Farm, Woodbridge, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org c-js.info/35jNH7N

This course is designed for individuals wishing to assist with the delivery of a forest school programme.

03/11/2022 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

An accredited training course exploring curriculum-based outdoor learning. Designed to boost confidence and cover all aspects of successfully managing outdoor learning.

Free Course

04/11/2022 Outdoor Learning Activity Ideas Workshop 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk c-js.info/3IuvrvZ

A day course covering a wide range of 'take-away' ideas for inspired curriculum-based outdoor learning. Suitable for EYFS, KS1 and KS2

Free Course

Various Train the Online Trainer (on demand) 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 c-js.info/31iHWaV

This training course will give you the knowledge, skills and confidence to train other people in formal and informal situations. How to communicate and share your expertise via coaching, training courses, workshops, teaching and knowledge sharing. You can do this any time and at your own pace (on-demand course)

If you are interested in any of the courses detailed please contact ONLY the person, centre, telephone number or email address and remember to mention that you saw the listing in CJS Training Directory. For all courses assume that booking is required and a fee may be applicable.

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