During this training you have access to our Training Manual that will provide you with key handouts for you to print for the practical and direct training in the woods.
We have also provided an example ‘Nature-based Handbook’ with examples of key policies and procedure you would be expected to have to support your work with groups or individuals.
Sometimes, the online resources can feel a little too much! If you print the ‘Online content Overview’ you can see easily what we have provided for your learning.
As a Circle of Life Rediscovery Forest School Training student, you are entitled to a 40% discount on the full course of 8 modules.
Your discounted price is £117 instead of £195 and it comes with lifetime access to over 100 videos and resources.
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In this video we go through our ‘knife protocol’. We want to draw your attention to the introduction to this module and for you to take time to consider again how your staff, group and individuals are in relation to the following 4 main categories of skills and understanding.
Strength & Stamina – how much a child applies and adjusts force; their grip to secure items and their ability to sustain movement and effort. The second is Dexterity & Co-ordination – this includes hand eye coordination, fine motor skills, accuracy and efficiency and 3D manipulation. The third is General Safety including awareness of self and others and finally Tool Design, Maintenance and Law. This includes knowledge of tool function and design and how this applies to its use, legalities of tool use, cleaning and maintenance.
These 4 categories help you to think through the support you and your group may need when using knives. Always follow your risk benefit assessment in relation to your control measures, and model the behaviour you expect from your children. They will always follow what you do!