Social Forestry OCN Level 3 Accredited


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Four Day Course – Cost £600 Deposit £300 – includes all food and camping accommodation

Tuesday 24th to Friday 27th May 2016

The course explores the use of woodlands to promote social and human well-being, and equips you with the tools to apply Social Forestry ideas in practice. Suitable for social foresters, woodland owners/managers and health, well-being and social care professionals.

You will understand the theories and evidence underlying Social Forestry whilst gaining practical hands-on experience suitable for use with different client groups. The course is delivered within a woodland setting, using a range of learning methods to build on your existing skills and develop new ones. Your tutors are Rod Waterfield, manager of the WSC and Julia Walling of Woods for Well-being.

It includes:

  • How woodlands promote human well being
  • Managing group activities and individual’s needs
  • Legal obligations and duty of care with client groups
  • Mindfulness practice
  • Identifying and working in different woodland types
  • Practical woodland management
  • woodland crafts and activities

Please contact the Woodland Skills Centre for details and arrangements and/or to book.

Deposit due: £300.00

Start Time: 10:00
End Time: 17:00

Start Date: 24/05/16
End Date: 27/05/16


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