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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.

26/01/21 How to prepare and deliver tool box talks 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07842 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

An essential guide for any ecologist instructing, supervising and liaising with contractors.

Cost £30+VAT

06/02/2021 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

06/02/2021 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! +441309690450 enquiries@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

18/02/21 Mental Health Awareness in the Work Environment 2 Days

Online via Zoom, CIEEM 01962 868626 enquiries@cieem.net c-js.info/3sgrMuk

This training course delivered by Liz Jones as two half-day Zoom sessions will benefit the learner by raising awareness of common mental health problems related to work such as depression, stress and anxiety, eating disorders, self-harming and suicide.

Cost £Varies: see website

15/03/2021 Level 1 Award in Forest School Principles 2 Days

Foxburrow Farm, Woodbridge., Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

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. It can also be used as a first step for those considering taking Forest School Leader training at a later date

Cost £200

15/03/2021 Level 2 - Forest School Assistant 4 (spllit over two weeks) Days

Foxburrow Farm, Woodbridge, IP12 1NA, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

This Level 2 accredited course is designed for individuals wishing to assist with the delivery of a forest school programme.Four days of outdoor training in theory and practice to cover units 'Supporting Learning and Development at Forest School' and 'Practical skills for the Forest school Assistant'.

Cost £400

22/03/2021 Wild Beach Leader - Level 3 3 Days

Lowestoft, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

Led by experienced Wild Beach and Forest School Leaders, this Level 3 course, accredited by OCN West Midlands is suitable for practitioners wishing to use the beach as a learning environment. This outdoor course has 3 units covering Health and Safety, Practical skills and beach ecology

Cost £350

27/03/2021 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! +441309690450 elspeth@wild-things.org.uk

A unique alternative to Forest School which consolidates the most essential outdoor skills needed to lead your own exciting outdoor sessions. WALT empowers educators with the skills, knowledge and expertise to deliver inspiring environmental education, tailored to the needs of their students.

Cost £625

05/04/2021 Coastal Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! 01309690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk c-js.info/2Sa84AK

Our unique alternative to Beach School which consolidates the most essential outdoor skills needed to lead your own exciting outdoor coastal sessions. CALT empowers educators with the skills, knowledge and expertise to deliver inspiring environmental education, tailored to the needs of your students, patients or clients.

Cost £625

06/04/2021 Wild Beach Leader Level 3 4 Days

Lee on Solent beach and Hurst Spit, Milford on Sea (2 days at each location), Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust forestschool@hiwwt.org.uk c-js.info/3lWZy3Y

Four days of experiential learning on the beach including taking the Forest School ethos to the beach, risk benefit analysis, marine wildlife identification, understanding tides, shelter, games and activities.

Cost £410

12/04/2021 Level 3 Forest School Leader 8 Days

Bradfield Woods, Suffolk, IP30 0AQ, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

Level 3 is designed to qualify the trainee to become a Forest School Leader,able to set up and run a Forest School programme. It covers how to facilitate groups in a learner-centred way, how to manage a Forest School site sustainably and practical skills.

Cost £950

20/04/21 How to prepare and deliver tool box talks 0.5 Day

Online training via zoom, Ecology Services UK Ltd 07847 694 618 janette@ecologyservice.co.uk c-js.info/2K7xg9M

An essential guide for any ecologist instructing, supervising and liaising with contractors

Cost £30+VAT

30/04/2021 Learning Beyond the Classroom Level 3 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

A 1 day accredited course, developed with input from the IOL and CLOtC, for those wishing to support learning beyond the constraints of a classroom- suitable for teachers, scout/guide leaders, plus those working in conservation education, field studies, NGOs. It aims to break down barriers and empower educators.

Cost £299

01/05/2021 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

11/05/2021 Certificate for Forest School Leaders Level 3  10 Days

Swanwick Lakes nature reserve, Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust forestschool@hiwwt.org.uk c-js.info/3dFreY1

Five days of training in theory and practice to cover: Planning an Introduction to Forest School programme; Learning and development at a Forest School programme; Practical skills for a Forest School programme; The Woodland Environment; Delivery of an Introduction to Forest School programme. See our website for pre booking information and online booking through Eventbrite.

Cost £995

28/06/2021 Learning Beyond the Classroom Level 3 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

A 1 day accredited course, developed with input from the IOL and CLOtC, for those wishing to support learning beyond the constraints of a classroom- suitable for teachers, scout/guide leaders, plus those working in conservation education, field studies, NGOs. It aims to break down barriers and empower educators.

Cost £299

03/07/2021 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! +441309690450 enquiries@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

17/07/2021 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

17/07/2021 Coastal Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! +441309690450 enquiries@wild-things.org.uk

This course is an unique alternative to Beach School which consolidates the most essential outdoor skills needed to lead your own exciting outdoor coastal sessions. CALT empowers educators with the skills, knowledge and expertise to deliver inspiring environmental education, tailored to the needs of your students, patients or clients.

Cost £625

07/08/2021 Woodland Activity Leader Training 7 Days

Findhorn, Wild things! +441309690450 enquiries@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

16/08/2021 Level 3 Forest School Leader 8 Days

Foxburrow Farm, Woodbridge, IP12 1NA, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

Level 3 is designed to qualify the trainee to become a Forest School Leader,able to set up and run a Forest School programme. It covers how to facilitate groups in a learner-centred way, how to manage a Forest School site sustainably and practical skills.

Cost £950

01/09/2021 Wild Beach Leader - Level 3 3 Days

Felixstowe, Suffolk, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

Led by experienced Wild Beach and Forest School Leaders, this Level 3 course, accredited by OCN West Midlands is suitable for practitioners wishing to use the beach as a learning environment. This outdoor course has 3 units covering Health and Safety, practical skills and beach ecology.

Cost £350

07/10/2021 Level 1 Award in Forest School Principles 2 Days

Bradfield Woods, IP30 0AQ, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

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. It can also be used as a first step for those considering taking Forest School Leader training at a later date

Cost £200

07/10/2021 Level 2 - Forest School Assistant 4 (spllit over two weeks) Days

Bradfield Woods, IP30 0AQ, Suffolk Wildlife Trust 01473 890089 accreditedtraining@suffolkwildlifetrust.org

This Level 2 accredited course is designed for individuals wishing to assist with the delivery of a forest school programme.Four days of outdoor training in theory and practice to cover units 'Supporting Learning and Development at Forest School' and 'Practical skills for the Forest school Assistant'.

Cost £400

09/10/2021 General Forest School and outdoor learning skills day in the woods 1 Day

Park Farm, LE67 6PD, Park Farm Training Centre 0777585722 kate@holmsdalemanor.co.uk forestschoolcourses.co.uk

Opportunity to learn or refine skills include shelter building, knots, making furniture, rope ladders and swing, fire lighting, campfire cooking, species ID and more!

Cost £35

Various Train the Online Trainer (on demand) 2 Days

Online, UK Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, Lancaster University 01491 69 2225 ingsch@ceh.ac.uk 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.