Become a Forest School

The Northern Ireland Forest School Association have developed a set of nationally accredited Forest School qualifications available to members of schools/youth groups in Northern Ireland. The qualifications are recognised by OFQUAL and are in the Register of Recognised Qualifications.

All NIFSA Forest School training is directed through the Forest School Awards programme. Please visit www.forestschoolawards.org

Key elements of the courses are:

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b) Proven track record with over 80% of organisations still delivering forest school programmes

c) Nationally recognised forest school qualifications. Recognised by OFQUAL

d) Training takes place at an area within walking distance to your school or club

e) Funding may be available through the Forest School Awards programme. Please visit www.forestschoolawards.org