2 Day Fire and Tools Skills course to enable those who complete to confidently use Fire and Tools with young children and gain insurance to do this.

Only 2 left in stock


Would you like to enhance your outdoor play provision by introducing an element of risk but your not sure how or if you could even be insured to do so?

I’ve been there – when we were first involved in setting up local playgroups, one of our biggest barriers to enabling staff and volunteers to continue on their own was insurance. In order for them to be able to gain sufficient cover they had to undertake a year long intensive course.

I did the long course, and as excellent as it was – it’s WAY more than most people need to deliver outdoor play.

So we decided that things had to be made easier for those who were passionate about getting children outdoors.

I drew on my previous experience as an ex armed forces engineer and fire fighter and, in partnership with Susan (a forest school tutor and Countryside ranher) developed a practical course, which gives participants the knowledge and skill set to use Fire and Tools with learners.

This 16 hour course covers everything you need to know – from risk assessments to actually lighting fire and using an axe. Our courses run with small numbers that we can spent lots of time with each person so that those who complete will feel confident enough to ‘hit the ground running’ and deliver straight away.

And the best bit is, not only is this officially recognised CPD through the Care Inspectorate…. You can also gain insurance via the UK’s leading Outdoor Play / Forest School Insurance Brokers!

Our next course runs over the weekend of the 29th February & 1st March 2020

Cost: £200 per person

If you would like to secure a place or you would like to find out more, you can contact Susan on


We look forward to hearing from you!

Interested in training ALL of your staff ?

We also offer in house CPD training – email susan@outletplayresource.co.uk for more information