Skills Day, Plumpton Certificate

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Course Outline

Great for forest school leaders or anyone interested in discovering new skills using willow.  If you have never worked with willow or just want to learn some new skills and improve your knowledge about willow this is the perfect course for you.  Great for enhancing your teaching skills in a forest school environment or enjoy showing friends or family what fun willow weaving can be.

Course Content

The day will include instruction, a wide range of products to use and hands on opportunities to make a variety of sculptures from this beautiful and versatile material. From birdfeeders to dragonflies. Suitable for beginners the day will allow you to practice with willow to make a structure for your garden or something to hang in your home. 

Entry Requirements:

There are no specific entry requirements

Dates & Location:

Date: 16th June 2018

Time: 09:30-15:30

Location: Plumpton College

Duration:

1 day course

Costs:

£55.00 

Facilities

Facilities at Plumpton are pretty impressive if you are planning to undertake your Forest School qualifications. The estate covers over 800 hectares of stunning countryside including four inspiring Ancient Woodland sites, an area of coniferous woodland and beautiful SSSI grasslands of the South Downs. In fact you’ll get to experience one of the finest natural locations in the country, perfect for skill, knowledge and creativity.

To top this all off we have the expertise, experience and enthusiasm of the Forest School training staff, all of whom continue to deliver programs year round to children and young people, maintaining a strong connection to hands on practice. Most unique of all is the support of the colleges Forestry, Countryside, Game Keeping and Adventure Education departments, providing expertise in many areas and we believe the highest quality of Forest School training in the area. Can there be any better place to study Forest School qualifications? 

Future Opportunities

The Level 2 Award in Introduction to Forest School Programme Support (QCF) enables progression into employment as a Forest School Assistant, further learning opportunities within employment, or further study. The qualification can provide a first step onto a career path within the Forest School or other Outdoor Education sector.  Students can progress their knowledge and learning in the area through progression to the Forest School Level 3 course and many environmental or educational based courses. 

Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF).

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