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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.

27/02/2023 Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Training 1 Day

Colchester, Cambium Sustainable 01295 678588 learning@rfs.org.uk c-js.info/3CIa89W

Learn how to take an holistic approach to implementing Outdoor Learning at your setting, and how to get everyone ?on board? with your plans.

Cost £50 plus VAT

01/03/2023 Train the Online Trainer (on demand) 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 c-js.info/3sF3bl1

This online course introduces the threat posed by ground-level ozone pollution to tropical agriculture. You will get the knowledge, skills & confidence to identify when & where ozone is likely to pose a threat to tropical crops. You will gain the skills to identify ozone damage in tropical crop species.

02/03/2023 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 1 Day

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Nr Mansfield, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

Free Course

03/03/2023 Forest School Refresher & Networking Event 1 Day

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

Free Course

06/03/2023 CPD for Forest School; Easy Activity Ideas 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

Join us to explore a wide range of simple activity ideas suitable for Forest School. We'll cover a wide range of activity ideas, starting points and 'invitations' to encourage learning & development at Forest School.

Free Course

07/03/2023 CPD for Forest School; Adventures with Fire 1 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Nr Banbury, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

Spend the day with us exploring all things fire. We'll cover fire management, successful wood choices, a variety of activities which can be done using a campfire, and some simple cooking concepts.

Free Course

08/03/2023 CPD for Forest School; Easy Activity Ideas 1 Day

West Raven Community Garden, Peterborough, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

Join us to explore a wide range of simple activity ideas suitable for Forest School. We'll cover a wide range of activity ideas, starting points and 'invitations' to encourage learning & development at Forest School.

Free Course

09/03/2023 CPD for Forest School; Adventures with Fire 1 Day

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

Spend the day with us exploring all things fire. We'll cover fire management, successful wood choices, a variety of activities which can be done using a campfire, and some simple cooking concepts.

Free Course

10/03/2023 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

Free Course

10/03/2023 Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Training 1 Day

Madley, Cambium Sustainable 01295 678588 learning@rfs.org.uk c-js.info/3CIa89W

Learn how to take an holistic approach to implementing Outdoor Learning at your setting, and how to get everyone ?on board? with your plans.

Cost £50 plus VAT

10/03/2023 Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Training 1 Day

Doncaster, Cambium Sustainable 01295 678588 learning@rfs.org.uk c-js.info/3CIa89W

Learn how to take an holistic approach to implementing Outdoor Learning at your setting, and how to get everyone ?on board? with your plans.

Cost £50 plus VAT

13/03/2023 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 6 Days

Flag Fen Archaeology Park, Peterborough, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

13/03/2023 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5 Days

Flag Fen Archaeology Park, Peterborough, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

13/03/2023 Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Training 1 Day

Bideford, Cambium Sustainable 01295 678588 learning@rfs.org.uk c-js.info/3CIa89W

Learn how to take an holistic approach to implementing Outdoor Learning at your setting, and how to get everyone ?on board? with your plans.

Cost £50 plus VAT

13/03/2023 Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Training 1 Day

Brackley, Cambium Sustainable 01295 678588 learning@rfs.org.uk c-js.info/3CIa89W

Learn how to take an holistic approach to implementing Outdoor Learning at your setting, and how to get everyone ?on board? with your plans.

Cost £50 plus VAT

14/03/2023 Level 1 Forest School 2 Days

Bradfield Woods, Felsham Road, Bradfield St George, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 0AQ, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A 2 day course certified by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group aimed at those interested in learning more about Forest School ethos.

Cost £200

14/03/2023 Level 2 Forest School 4 Days

Bradfield Woods, Felsham Road, Bradfield St George, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 0AQ, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A 4 day course certified by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group for people who wish to assist with the delivery of a Forest School programme.

Cost £400

17/03/2023 Woodland Activity Leader Training Practical 3 Days

Findhorn Village Centre, Wild Things 01309 690450 training@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/

Once you have completed the theory part of this course online finish the qualification with this 3 day practical to gain the full accredited qualification. Please note, you need to have completed the Woodland Activity Leader Training theory before moving onto the practical.

Cost £425

20/03/2023 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 6 Days

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

20/03/2023 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5 Days

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

22/03/2023 Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Training 1 Day

Baggeridge, Cambium Sustainable 01295 678588 learning@rfs.org.uk c-js.info/3CIa89W

Learn how to take an holistic approach to implementing Outdoor Learning at your setting, and how to get everyone ?on board? with your plans.

Cost £50 plus VAT

24/03/2023 Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Training 1 Day

Bristol, Cambium Sustainable 01295 678588 learning@rfs.org.uk c-js.info/3CIa89W

Learn how to take an holistic approach to implementing Outdoor Learning at your setting, and how to get everyone ?on board? with your plans.

Cost £50 plus VAT

27/03/2023 Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Training 1 Day

Milton Keynes, Cambium Sustainable 01295 678588 learning@rfs.org.uk c-js.info/3CIa89W

Learn how to take an holistic approach to implementing Outdoor Learning at your setting, and how to get everyone ?on board? with your plans.

Cost £50 plus VAT

01/04/2023 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn Village Centre, Wild Things 01309 690450 training@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/

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

17/04/2023 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Nr Mansfield, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

Free Course

18/04/2023 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

West Raven Community Garden, Peterborough, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

Free Course

23/04/2023 Level 3 Forest School 9 Days

Bradfield Woods, Felsham Road, Bradfield St George, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP30 0AQ, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A nine day course certified by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group aimed at individuals who wish to lead a Forest School programme.

Cost £950

26/04/2023 Linux Appeal -Command Line Tools for fast Processing 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology 01491 69 2225 c-js.info/2EXBZbD

This interactive online course will give you an introduction to Linux and its ability to process big data files fast. Exercises will show the speed and efficiency of Linux tools compared to other data processing tools such as R or Excel. Exercises will take place in in virtual breakout rooms.

10/05/2023 Level 2 - Leader in Outdoor Learning 3 Days

Lackford Lakes, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP28 6HX, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A 3 day AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group accredited training course is an exciting opportunity to learn from our highly experienced outdoor tutors. You will use primary curriculum linked activities to help you become a Leader in Outdoor Learning (Level 2).

Cost £380

16/05/2023 Wild Beach Leader - Level 3 3 Days

Felixstowe Beach, Felixstowe, Suffolk, IP11 7LZ, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A three day accredited course providing teachers, support staff, outdoor educators and youth group leaders with the skills and confidence to make the most out of our beaches.

Cost £400

05/06/2023 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 6 Days

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy, Leicester, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

05/06/2023 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5 Days

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy, Leicester, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

09/06/2023 Woodland Activity Leader Training Practical 3 Days

Findhorn Village Centre, Wild Things 01309 690450 training@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/

Once you have completed the theory part of this course online finish the qualification with this 3 day practical to gain the full accredited qualification. Please note, you need to have completed the Woodland Activity Leader Training theory before moving onto the practical.

Cost £425

12/06/2023 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5 Days

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

12/06/2023 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 6 Days

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

08/07/2023 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn Village Centre, Wild Things 01309 690450 training@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/

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

22/07/2023 Coastal Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn Village Centre, Wild Things 01309 690450 training@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/

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

Cost £625

05/08/2023 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn Village Centre, Wild Things 01309 690450 training@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/

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

07/08/2023 Level 3 Forest School 9 Days

Foxburrow Nature Reserve, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1NA, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A nine day course certified by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group aimed at individuals who wish to lead a Forest School programme.

Cost £1000

30/08/2023 Wild Beach Leader - Level 3 3 Days

Lowestoft Beach, Kensington Road, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 0DG, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A three day accredited course providing teachers, support staff, outdoor educators and youth group leaders with the skills and confidence to make the most out of our beaches.

Cost £400

08/09/2023 Woodland Activity Leader Training Practical 3 Days

Findhorn Village Centre, Wild Things 01309 690450 training@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/

Once you have completed the theory part of this course online finish the qualification with this 3 day practical to gain the full accredited qualification. Please note, you need to have completed the Woodland Activity Leader Training theory before moving onto the practical.

Cost £425

20/09/2023 Level 2 - Leader in Outdoor Learning 3 Days

Redgrave & Lopham Fen, Diss, Norfolk, IP22 2HX, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A 3 day AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group accredited training course is an exciting opportunity to learn from our highly experienced outdoor tutors. You will use primary curriculum linked activities to help you become a Leader in Outdoor Learning (Level 2).

Cost £380

25/09/2023 Level 2 Forest School 4 Days

Foxburrow Nature Reserve, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1NA, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A 4 day course certified by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group for people who wish to assist with the delivery of a Forest School programme.

Cost £450

25/09/2023 CPD for Forest School; Whittling & Easy Makes 1 Day

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

A day in the woods working through a variety of whittling projects and techniques. We'll create some simple 'makes' using Forest School tools which can easily be re-created with your Forest School groups

Free Course

26/09/2023 CPD for Forest School; All Things String 1 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Nr Banbury, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

String, rope, cord, wool, cordage; loads of options, loads of activity ideas to delve into; from simple craft activities to larger scale constructions. Come and collect a range of ideas to take back to your Forest School.

Free Course

27/09/2023 CPD for Forest School; All Things String 1 Day

West Raven Community Garden, Peterborough, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

String, rope, cord, wool, cordage; loads of options, loads of activity ideas to delve into; from simple craft activities to larger scale constructions. Come and collect a range of ideas to take back to your Forest School.

Free Course

28/09/2023 CPD for Forest School; Whittling & Easy Makes 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

A day in the woods working through a variety of whittling projects and techniques. We'll create some simple 'makes' using Forest School tools which can easily be re-created with your Forest School groups

Free Course

29/09/2023 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Tudor Grange Samworth Academy, Leicester, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

Free Course

02/10/2023 Level 1 Forest School 2 Days

Foxburrow Nature Reserve, Saddlemakers Lane, Melton, Woodbridge, Suffolk, IP12 1NA, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accredited.training@suffolkwildlifetrust.org www.suffolkwildlifetrust.org/cpd

A 2 day course certified by AIM Qualifications and Assessment Group aimed at those interested in learning more about Forest School ethos.

Cost £250

02/10/2023 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5 Days

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield Nottinghamshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

02/10/2023 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 6 Days

Archway House West Woodlands, Kings Clipstone, Mansfield Nottinghamshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

07/10/2023 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn Village Centre, Wild Things 01309 690450 training@wild-things.org.uk wild-things.org.uk/

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

09/10/2023 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 6 Days

West Raven Community Garden, Peterborough, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

09/10/2023 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5 Days

West Raven Community Garden, Peterborough, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

16/10/2023 Forest School Assistant (Level 2) Training Course 5 Days

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

16/10/2023 Forest School Leader (Level 3) Training Course 6 Days

Daventry Country Park, Daventry, Northamptonshire, Forge Learning 07807620976 sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

16/11/2023 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Forge Farm, Cropredy, Banbury, Oxfordshire, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

Free Course

17/11/2023 Learning Beyond the Classroom (Level 3) Training Course 1 Day

Rough Close Scout Activity Campsite, Coventry, Warwickshire, Forge Learning sarah@forge-learning.co.uk www.forge-learning.co.uk/

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

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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