Not only do we offer online resources, but we also offer courses and services for everyone including teachers, parents, children and outdoor enthusiasts. We aim, not only to help members use our online resources confidently, but also to develop everyone’s outdoor skills and experiences.

Choose from the two tabs below:

Scroll down your chosen section to see our courses, dates and venues.

Click on the relevant buttons for: more information; to book onto a course; or to contact us.

Please also feel free to contact us for quotes on bespoke services and resources tailored to your needs. 

email: enquiries@outdoorlearningmadeeasy.co.uk

tel: 07818 005325/  07764 165312

Teacher and Leader Courses & Services

Level 3 Forest School Leader Award

Gain the necessary qualifications and training to enable you to facilitate Forest School sessions, including tool and fire use.

Course Dates: TBC (Please enquire)

(This level 3 qualification includes: 8 days initial training and practical skills assessment days; an in-setting practical observation; and commitment to a portfolio of further study and evidence with a completion date approximately 9 months from the start of the course.)

Venue: Loughborough and Leicestershire

Time: 9:00am – 4:00pm

Cost: £799 + VAT per person

This course is also run in partnership with Cambium Sustainable who will verify your qualification.

Level 2 Outdoor Learning Practitioner Award

Gain the necessary qualification and skills to enable you to confidently run Outdoor Learning Sessions. 

Course Dates: October 2019

(2 1/2 days initial training with completion date for booklet of evidence and further study, approximately 6 months from start of course.)

Venue: Loughborough and Leicestershire

Time: 2 Full days Monday 21st & Tuesday 22nd October 9:00am – 4:00pm, 1 half day assessment/ review Tuesday 29th October 1:00pm – 4:00pm.

Cost: £270 + vat

  • Exclusive option to add the bolt-on course ‘Level 2 Outdoor Practical Skills’ to enable you to lead and use tools and fire as part of your outdoor learning sessions. (See below) Reduced price for combining the two of £550 +vat.

‘This course is also run in partnership with Cambium Sustainable & Agored Cymru Wales who will verify your qualification.

Level 2 Teaching Outdoor Practical Skills Award

Gain the necessary qualification and skills to enable you to confidently lead and teach with outdoor tools and fire. This course also equips you with knot skills to build and erect shelters and structures with ropes and tarpaulins. You will also learn how to practise eco-friendly sustainable sessions through your use of resources and site management.

Course Dates & Times: Tues 22nd Oct 1-4pm; Weds 23rd Oct 9-4pm; Thurs 24th Oct 9-4pm; Tues 29th Oct 9-12:30pm.

Venue: Loughborough, Leicestershire

Cost: £300 +vat

This course can also be bolted on to the Outdoor Learning Practitioner Award, (see above) so you are able to use and lead tool and fire activities as part of your quality outdoor learning sessions. Reduced price for combining the two at £550 +vat.

This course is also run in partnership with Cambium Sustainable & Agored Cymru Wales who will verify your qualification.

Outdoor Learning whole staff INSET training

Give your staff the confidence, knowledge and enthusiasm to take learning outdoors in your setting. 

INSET sessions are ran in your own setting and can be half day or full day and tailored to your requirements. Sessions may include:

  • Team building and problem solving games
  • Curriculum linked activities and ideas
  • Personal outdoor skills development
  • Ideas for session starters, extension and plenaries
  • Ideas how to best utilise and develop your grounds for Outdoor Learning
  • Ideas how to facilitate Outdoor Learning within your current schemes of work
  • Health and safety guidance
  • Guidance and practical examples of how to best use our website resources

Dates Available:

Summer 2019: May 27th, 30th, 31st. August 23rd, 27th, 28th.

Autumn 2019: October 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 28th, 29th, 30th, 31st. November 1st. December 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th.

Spring 2020: January 2nd. 3rd. February 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st. March 31st. April 1st – 17th.

Costs: Half day (3 hours) = £400 + vat* / Full day (6 hours) = £800 + vat*

* plus travel expenses @40p per mile from LE2. If more than 2 hours travel, plus £80 overnight accommodation costs.

Please click on the links below for more info or to submit your requirements.

Services for Parents and Outdoor Enthusiasts

Woodland Holiday Club (Outdoor Learning & Forest School)

Due to the success of our past holiday clubs we are looking into returning to either one or both locations during the Easter and Summer holidays.

Dates: tbc

Venue: Knighton Spinney, Knighton Park, Leicestershire/ Fairfield Prep School, Loughborough

Times: tbc

Cost: tbc

Please enquire to register your interest or for more details

Outdoor/ Forest School Party

Let us take the stress out of the organisation, whilst giving your child a birthday party to remember. We will provide lots of fun for your child’s birthday and add an exciting twist to give a new and unique experience. You can choose from a selection of party games, activities, tool skills, fire-pit cooking and crafts which suit your child’s interests. We can provide the party food using the fire-wok, or you can opt to bring your own. We will provide you with party invitation leaflets which contain all the information your guests will need. Choose to book the party at one of our midlands locations, or enquire about us coming to you.

Venue: Knighton Park, Leicestershire/ Fairfield Prep Loughborough/ Alternative locations available by request.

Dates: All, please enquire

Time: 2  hours

Cost: From £120 (Varies depending on choices and number of children.)

How to book: Please click on the ‘course information’ button for more details. Please click on the ‘booking form’ button to download an enquiry form. Alternatively, click on the ‘enquire’ button to contact us directly.