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Qualification name Non regulated Community Learning provision, Crafts, Creative Arts and Design
Qualification level X
Awarding organisation Generic award - no awarding body
Learning method Blended learning
Course hours Part-time
Course start date Flexible
Cost £0.00
Cost description Free
Attendance pattern Daytime

Discover the learning experience and opportunities you can expect from this course.

Staffordshire residents aged 19+ who are interested in exploring creative ways to support health and wellbeing. The course is run at various times throughout the year. Please check the website for the next available date and for details of the face to face session

Find out what qualifications and skills you will need for this course.

There are no formal entry requirements for this course, just an interest in the topic

View the key features of this course.

This course provides an introduction to Forest Bathing. We will guide the group through a variety of exercises and ideas to deepen a connection to the world around us, this ranges from outdoor breathing exercises, to barefoot walking, to foraged art. We will delve in the science behind this practice and consider how to adapt ideas for everyday life.

Understand how the course will be delivered.

This is a blended learning course. The first part of the course (2 hrs) will be a chance for independent learning, using the welcome email pack to guide you through the course introduction and starter activities. There will then be one in-person session (4hrs), where we will meet as a group to connect and try a variety of nature based ideas to support wellbeing. You will then be supported to integrate and adapt these ideas in the following fornight through independent learning and evaluation.

Find out what material you will need.

The course learning materials are accessed via email, or through online platforms or the live session. We offer support for accessing these materials, if anyone needs a bit of extra help. We include a resource list in the email welcome pack. Where possible we encourage the re-use of other items, or to adapt the activities to use what you already have. Where neccesary, we are able to provide hard copies of the learning materials.

Find out more about exams, assignments and assessments.

There are no formal assessments as part of this course. We ask for feedback to encourage regular reflection. There are two compulsory final feedback forms to complete at the end of the course.

Throughout the course you will be provided with information and advice about other learning opportunities and community projects available for you. This includes links to other adult learning opportunties, ecotherapy courses and additional pathways to support wellbeing.

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Name John O Leary Centre
Address Marquis Drive
WS12 4PW
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