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Course Title:

Forest Skills

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Course Description:

This short course is a progression from the Forest Confidence course. You will revise and refresh skills learned on Forest Confidence, with the addition of exploring the theory of fire, fire safety and learning how to light a contained fire. Risk assessment will also be covered in this course as safety is a key concept in Forest courses.


You will learn transferrable skills which will prepare you for study or work, as well as spending time in the beautiful grounds of Wentworth Castle.


Entry requirements:

No formal qualifications are required

What could this course lead to?

After this course you might like to do some English, maths or digital learning.

Funding Support Statement:

You may be eligible to study for free if you are unemployed, on certain benefits, or earn £17,374.50 a year or less.  We can confirm when you apply or contact our Student Support Services team to learn more.

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You can find out more about Northern College and the courses on offer at one of our Virtual Open Events

Tuition Fee: Free*

* Please note the fee displayed is for the tuition fee only. If you are staying overnight at the college and you are not eligible for residential funding, there will be an additional charge to cover bed, breakfast and evening meal.
* Please confirm with The College Registry as fees can change and also with regards to your circumstances (unless otherwise stated).

email : mis at northern dot ac dot uk
Tel : 01226 776000