This level 3 qualification is made up of 3 units covering health and safety outdoors, developing and delivering a Sea Green School® program and marine ecology and conservation
“Sea Green School® is a progressive educational journey that has a profound underlying message that encourages children and people of all ages to take ownership and guardianship for their local coastal environment. Sea Green School® endeavors to promote conservation and sustainable use of the environment as well as providing links to the curriculum and facilitate social, emotional and physical development”
Residential Friday PM to Monday AM.
The course is accredited through AptEd Awards and each student has 9 months to complete the course. The course consists of a residential and then assignments are completed via distance learning, an assessor will come out to observe you in your place of work.
All the above sessions are continually linked with the curriculum and activities that can be used to engage children.
Distance Learning Element
After you have completed the residential you will continue your learning journey via TCCT online learning platform and complete a range of assignments to create a portfolio. These assignments are designed to enable each student to increase their knowledge of their local area and create a specific Sea Green School® program relevant to their chosen area. The assignments also give each student an overview of marine ecology and conservation.
Examples of assignments include:
- Marine habitats
- Marine ecology & conservation
- Developing & evaluating your Sea Green School® Program
- Marine species identification
- Child development
Course Leader: Heather Carstens
Heather is the main trainer and assessor for the Sea Green Leader Qualification. For the last 3 years she has been creating, developing and running a successful Sea Green School Programme for Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust. She has also been the lead on developing/writing and piloting the Sea Green Leader Qualification with TCCT traineeships. Heather is a qualified Forest School Leader and Assessor. She has been working in the environmental sector as a Marine Educator and Project Officer for 8 years, after studying BSc Hons in Wildlife Conservation, her main interests are marine conservation, ecology and mammals.
The course is accredited through AptEd Awards and each student has 9 months to complete the course. The course consists of a residential and then assignments are completed via distance learning.
For more information contact Heather on 01803 696241 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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‘Very well focused and thought out giving us an excellent starting point.’
‘This has been a wonderful platform to now use as a spring board to extend connections with schools and community groups.’
‘Well organised, tutor easy to approach and a relaxed atmosphere throughout. Enjoyed the variation of learning from discussion to the more hands on task.’