Level 3 Online

Level 3 Online

Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (RQF)


Archimedes develops and delivers the highest levels of Forest Schools training around the world.

It was clear to us that Forest Schools was only accessible to a small band of educational professionals. Professionals that are predominantly from a very narrow demographic and this excluded many minority and economically restricted people in countries that traditional face-to-face training was difficult to access….we wanted to change that and make it accessible to all.

As pioneers and innovators in the world of Forest Schools and having trained more than 10,000 Forest Schools professionals on 5 continents, we have used this experience to develop the worlds first FULL ONLINE LEVEL 3 FOREST SCHOOLS QUALIFICATION*. The skills and techniques employed provide learners with a natural and fully immersed experience and they are given access to the same materials as any alternative format of training.

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  • The Open Awards Level 3 Certificate in Forest School Programme Leadership (QCF) will enable learners to gain the skills and knowledge required to plan and lead groups in Forest School Programmes and activities. This qualification is suitable for learners aged 19+. Please note however, that the minimum age for Forest School Leaders is 21. The Open Awards suite of qualifications in Forest Schools (QCF) provide the knowledge, understanding and skills needed for learners to take part in Forest School activities. They enable learners to experience the world beyond the classroom as an essential part of their learning and personal development.