Course dates:Part One (5 days): 5th to 9th October, 2019 and Part Two (4 days): 22nd to 25th February, 2020.
The OCN Level 3 Certificate for Forest School Leaders will prepare learners to learn practical skills and knowledge to work as a Forest School Leader.
The team from Circle of Life Training from the U.K., lead by Marina Robb, are delighted to deliver our ninth Irish training in a beautiful private estate near the village of Hollywood, Co. Wicklow. The training team includes highly experienced UK based trainers and Irish-based trainer Ciara Hinksman from Earth Force Education, who administers and coordinates this training (see www.circleoflifetraining.com for more information).
The 9 dates of training are listed below, please ensure you are available for ALL these dates before registering your interest: Part one is five days from Saturday 5th October to Wednesday 9th October, 2019 and part two is four days from Saturday, 22nd February to 25th February, 2020.
The required dates for attendance are:Part One (5 days): 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th & 9th October, 2019 and Part Two (4 days): 22nd, 23rd, 24th & 25th February, 2020.
The 5 Units you are required to complete to become a certified Forest School Leader are practical in nature and encompass all areas of running a Forest School programme including sustainable woodland practice & biodiversity, learning development theories, practical woodland skills & tool use, planning and preparation and delivery of a six week pilot programme. (Pilot is up to 2.5 hrs per session, one session per week for 6 weeks.)
To be eligible to take part in the training course you should have two years experience working with groups, preferably with young people. Please contact Ciara at email@example.com or 086 3199515 if you wish to discuss this.
We will respond by email to let you know if you have secured a place based upon meeting the minimum crtieria. This email will give you further details about the course, including the bank details you will need to confirm your place with a non-refundable €200 deposit. As well as details of how to pay your deposit, you will receive information about local places to stay along with the 5 Units covered once you have been accepted onto the course.
The full cost for the 9 days certificate training and registration with the OCN is €1,200.
If you would like to avail of the Remote Emergency Care level 2 (REC2) 16hr outdoor first aid training organised by Earth Force Education with a highly experienced REC2 trainer, there is an additional cost is for €130. First aid training is taking place over two days (dates TBC) organised by Earth Force Education, however you can do Remote Emergency Care 2/WFA2 with any provider if you choose to go elsewhere.
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We will email to say you have been offered a place with further information and bank details. In order to confirm your place you need to pay a non-refundable deposit of €200 payable to Earth Force Education.
The remaining fee of €1,000 is payable to Earth Force Education 30 days prior to the initial training week by 5/09/19.
Method of payment: Bank details for online bank transfers will be sent to you once you have been accepted on to the course. Cheques may be accepted if necessary, however online bank transfers are far more preferable so please make payments this way.