Level 2 – 3
Forest School Training Courses
The Marvellous Adventure Club provides Forest School practitioner courses in partnership with Archimedes, the UK's leading Forest School training provider. As world leaders in Forest Schools theoretical development, Archimedes has developed the highest levels of transformational pedagogy in the field of Forest Schools teaching. Practitioners who have trained with our delivery partners go on to create some of the most amazing adventures for the children and adults they meet and their outstanding results speak for themselves.
This training reaches a high level and only those seeking to work at a consistent and professional level will progress to become Archimedes Forest Schools qualified Practitioners. You will become the most accomplished practitioner witnessing pedagogical change over time developing the desire to be the best of the best practitioners. Our learner professionals will be challenged from day one and their prior knowledge of teaching or working with children in outdoor spaces will be developed to achieve even greater highs and fantastic experiences.
Level 2 and 3 courses are delivered by our accredited Forest school Level 4 training provider. Our lead trainer Katie Ward brings years of experience and the highest of qualification to the MAC Ltd team. In her capable hands your learning adventure will be one to treasure not only for yourself , but for the children you go on to inspire.
Take a look at the different levels of training progression to see how you can qualify to work in the wonderful world of Forest Schools delivery…be the best you that you can possibly be, with MAC Ltd Forest Schools Training!
Level 2 Forest Schools Assistant
Is a 5 day course which enables you to assist a Level 3 Practitioner. Level 2 qualified assistants can progress through the Archimedes ‘top up’ scheme to become a qualified Level 3 Practitioner. This session is run at our Adventure HQ , Delgatie Castle.
This is a 5-day course, which is aimed at individuals who want to assist a Forest School Practitioner (Level 3) in the provision of Forest School sessions.
This qualification is a good introduction to Forest Schools for individuals new to outdoor learning or do not yet hold relevant practical or academic experience to complete the Level 3 Practitioners course.
The purpose of this course is to provide you with a wealth of ideas to motivate children and how to use basic woodcraft tools with groups. This course will also provide a range of interesting ideas for activities that you can apply to your own sessions.
The Assistant Forest School Practitioner course will:
~ Provide you with the opportunity to learn and develop practical skills in the outdoor environment.
~ Allow you to learn and utilise new learning styles and schemas.
~ Show you how to utilise the outdoors to develop resilience, self-esteem and confidence.
~ provide an introduction to session design.
~ Offer insight into how the outdoor environment can influences child development.
Level 3 Forest Schools Practitioner
Is a 5 day training and 5 day assessment (including additional training) course run at our Adventure HQ , Delgatie Castle. The Castle can provide excellent on site accommodation adding to the family of learning spirit of our programme. The Forest Schools Practitioner Training Course (Level 3) is for:
MAC Ltd Level 2 Assistant Course - Dates: 12 to 16th August 2019.
MAC Ltd Level 3 Practitioner Course - Dates: 12 to 16th August 2019.
Venue: Delgatie Castle - Turriff , Aberdeenshire