Participating in forest schools: Using tools

Challenge reference: 4295

Notional learning hours  10
Level WTE1
Subject area
Preparing for Adulthood pathway
Vocational area
Learning aim

The learner will know how to use and store tools safely during forest schools sessions.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Be able to demonstrate how to use tools safely.

  2. Be able to demonstrate the safe use of a sharp tool.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Name the tools that they are using
    • Select the appropriate tool for the task
    • Hold the tools appropriately and demonstrate how to use them correctly
    • Clean the tools once they have been used and store them appropriately
    • Demonstrate that they can hold and use a sharp tool safely ie moving the tool away from their body
    • Whittle a stick for a specific purpose