The accreditation programme operates at a senior level offering training to accredit professionals in outdoor learning and play.
Individuals who hold the LtL Professional Accreditation are usually working in a role advising and training others in education. Their work is often alongside head teachers, nursery and school staff, with a skill and knowledge level commensurate with that.
The course is appropriate for all stages of education – your own experience and previous professional qualifications will define the age groups you are comfortable working with. However we only accept candidates with at least two years of experience in developing outdoor learning and play and school grounds in at least two settings.
The course is assessed by submission of a portfolio of evidence and a short written assessment paper. Submissions must be received within 6 months of attending the training.
Please note that ticket sales close one week before the event starts.
The course itself is packed with ideas, resources and challenging sessions with like-minded individuals. Our course feedback is superb, with many commenting that the active, reflective and collaborative programme reflects our values and processes well.
Our name and logo is synonymous with over 30 years of transforming school grounds, improving outdoor learning and championing the value of play. LtL Accredited Professionals are able to display our logo and name as part of the certification, helping win further business.
We work with our Network to supply resources, advice and information to a mutual advantage. This varies from newly published works to passing on leads for new projects. Course attendees immediately access many resources, and these are further expanded upon successful Accreditation.
In addition LtL only contracts with freelance staff who have successfully completed an LtL Professional Accreditation, and who maintain a set of standards including PVG/DBS, first aid and appropriate insurances. While we do not guarantee work, many on our LtL Accredited Network benefit from multiple days work each year and good rates of pay.
The course consists of:
The course cost does not include travel or accommodation, but we are more than happy to advise if needed. Many attendees are able to make use of small grant schemes to reduce or remove the cost of the course.
The training will be taking place in Sheffield on 17-18 January 2024. The training venue is Halifax Hall Hotel, Endcliffe Vale Rd, Sheffield S10 3ER.
Please read the information about prior experience carefully. During this course we expect a level of understanding and experience around education. You should feel confident of being able to work with a whole school, advising at head teacher level.
If you are unsure, please call Mary Jackson on 01962 392932 or Matt Robinson on 01786 465934.
We do restrict access to the LtL Professional Accreditation to maintain standards for our customers, Network members and staff team.
Please look at our Staff Team pages to give you an idea of the backgrounds our team currently have – which reflect our LtL Accredited Network too.