Qualifications and courses

At Kent Country Parks we have a wide range of accredited and non-accredited Forest School qualification and courses. These courses are regularly held across our parks but can also be delivered in your setting. Contact us on 03000 41 35 00 or email outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk for further information.

Course dates:

  • Monday 20 and Tuesday 21 May 2024, from 9am to 4pm
  • Monday 7 and Tuesday 8 October 2024, from 9am to 4pm

Course location: Shorne Woods Country Park Brewers Road, Gravesend DA12 3HX

Price: £195 for a 2 day course

This two-day course provides learners with a level 3 qualification in outdoor first aid. Ideal for Forest School practitioners and those working towards their award.

Book a place on this course.

If you are interested in this course please email outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk using the subject line “L1 Forest School register your interest”.

Course start date: Wednesday 6 March 2024 from 9am to 4pm (8-day course)

Course location: Shorne Woods Country Park, Brewers Road, Gravesend DA12 3HX

Price: £995 for an 8-day course

This popular qualification will enable you to become a Forest School Leader able to design, set up and run a Forest School programme. Level 3 covers how to facilitate groups in a learner-centred way and how to manage a Forest School site sustainably.

The AIM Qualifications suite of Forest School qualifications has been developed with the support of the Forest School Association and specialists in Forest School delivery and training. This qualification is completed over 12 months to allow for portfolio completion.

Book a place on this course

If you are interested in this course please email outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk using the subject line “Naturally Calm Kids, register your interest”

If you are interested in this course please email outdoorlearn01@kent.gov.uk using the subject line “Exploring the outdoors, register your interest”