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Foundation Year

Level 3 Eco-Psychology and Nature Based Practice

This accredited course is designed for people who want to develop there work with others in nature. It deepens your understanding of what applied Eco Psychology is and helps you develop the skills and experience necessary to work with people within your main realm of practice. Whether you are just starting out in your work in nature, wanting to enhance your work with nature based practices and eco-psychological theory and/or stepping into a career within the realms of, 

  • Nature, Health and Wellbeing

  • Natural Healing and Development/ Eco Therapy

  • Deeper Nature and Spiritual Ecology

this course will give you the foundations needed. 

With good knowledge and application of the theory, skills, professional practice and personal development necessary to help you become a strong, effective and resilient nature based facilitator.  

In the UK the course is spread over one year with a first 3 day weekend (Fri eve-Sun) then five further weekends and a five day residential in a wilder setting. 

Tutorials and smaller groups will be held for students on the months where no formal teaching takes place. 

The weekend for the courses are held in N Somerset near Bristol and the residential is in Cornwall or South Wales. You can camp at the venue in N Somerset by arrangement for no extra charge. 

Fees are £1390, 

(Plus £57) for registration with awarding body. 

all teaching, tutoring, residential costs, materials.  

Payment can be arranged in easier instalments.

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Spring 2020

14th-16th February

Orientation and Grounding

Weekend 1

 14th and 15th March 

Grief and Gratitude

Weekend 2.

18th and 19th of April

Spring and Awakening

Weekend 3.

13th and 14th of June

Belonging

Weekend 4.

 11th and 12th of July

The Call of the Wild

Weekend 5. 

  2nd -6th of September

Vigil and Nature Retreat

Five Day Residential 

31st Oct -1st Nov

Harvesting

Weekend 6.

Autumn 2019

11th-13th October

Orientation and Grounding

Weekend 1

 23rd and 24th November

Embracing the Dark 

Weekend 2.

25th and 26th of January

Grief and Gratitude

Weekend 3.

7th and 8th of March

Spring and Awakening

Weekend 4.

 9th and 10th of May

The Call of the Wild

Weekend 5. 

In Wilder space 17th-21st June

Vigil and Nature Retreat

Five Day Residential 

18th -19th July

Harvesting

Weekend 6.