Price £350
Delivery Type Face to face
Training Provider FSTC

Level 1 Award in Forest School Ethos and Principles

A 3-day Open Colleges Network-accredited introduction to Forest School combining lots of outdoor experience with some indoor information and theory sessions. We cover: Forest school ethos and history, general health & safety, basic identification skills, and an introduction to play and its links

Training Provider Overview

FSTC have been delivering highly regarded Forest School, Nature Play and Nurture and Outdoor First Aid training in Scotland for ten years and are currently Scotland’s most experienced Forest School trainers. FSTC have a team of trainers and work regularly with Forestry Commission Scotland, East and Mid-Lothian Councils, Edinburgh Council, and North & South Lanarkshire councils, amongst others.

Lead trainer Aline Hill is a passionate Forest School trainer and practitioner of twelve years’ experience. Her areas of particular expertise are early years, primary school and adults with health and well being issues. She holds M(Ed) distinction level, Children in the Outdoors 0-5.

She currently works with an experienced team of co-leaders, assistants and developing tutors to deliver training. All have long-term experience of Forest School delivery and areas of specialist knowledge. For more information see

Support, consultancy and training enquiries and booking are via email application to Invoices can be issued to a 3rd party on request. FSTC operate mailing and waiting lists – email

Training Provider Contact Details

Provider Name: FSTC

Contact Name: Aline Hill

Telephone: 07796677059 (text name and number for a call back)



Quality Assurance

FSTC is an awarding centre with OCN WMR, ensuring high-level internal and external quality assurance processes. All our unaccredited support, CPL and consultancy work is formatively evaluated using a range of techniques both during and beyond the training process, and we are committed to co-constructing effective support and development with our clients.