Forest School training

Forest School training

Essex Wildlife Trust provides a wealth of outdoor learning accredited training qualifications including Forest School Leader Level 3, Forest School Assistant Level 2, Coastal School leader and the Award in Outdoor Learning. The trainers provide ongoing support and expertise to equip you with practical skills and increased knowledge of wildlife and habitats. The courses are all accredited by Agored Cymru (OCN Wales) and on qualifying trainees receive a digital badge as shown below. In addition, Essex Wildlife Trust offers Forest School skills days to provide ongoing professional career development for trained adults.

All courses take place at Essex Wildlife Trust Headquarters,
Abbotts Hall Farm, Gt Wigborough, Essex, CO5 7RZ.

Extra courses can be arranged to be delivered at your setting as inset days or twilight courses. Please contact Essex Wildlife Trust for more information:



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Quotes from recent Level 3 Forest School trainees

‘All of the course trainers and Essex Wildlife Trust staff were so helpful and accommodating. They all went the extra mile to make our course first class and my experience memorable. Thank you.’

‘It’s been brilliant.’

‘I loved every minute and I feel that I’ll  be able to do my portfolio. If I get stuck I feel like I’m able to ask for help easily’

Forest School Adult training Level 3