GCF Training - dates and locations

Growing Care Farming - Training dates and locations

Training listed in date order, with later dates at the top. We add training dates 3 - 4 months in advance. For later dates and more information, please visit our training page

Event dates

If you're looking for event dates, please visit the Growing Care Farming events page


17th September - 1st October 2021 - GCF Training - Developing Alternative Provision on care farms - Online blended learning, flexible format

What: This course explores how care farming can be provided to help meet the needs of young people on an Alternative Provision.
Who: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmers who would like to offer regular, structured services to young people Alternative Provision as part of their education programme.
More info and booking: click here
Delivered by: Thrivelearn


10th - 24th September 2021 - GCF Training - Care farming for Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders - Online blended learning, flexible format

What: This course explores how care farming can be provided to help meet the needs of people with a Learning Disability or  Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Who: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmers who would like to offer regular, structured services to  people with LD and ASD as part of a health, social care or education programme.
More info and booking: click here
Delivered by: Thrivelearn


2nd - 16th July 2021 - GCF Training - Nurturing young people with anxiety and depression on care farms - Online blended learning, flexible format

What: This course explores how care farming can be provided to help meet the needs of young people with anxiety, depression and wider mental health support needs.
Who: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmers who would like to offer regular, structured services to  young people with anxiety and depression as part of a health, social care or education programme.
More info and booking: click here
Delivered by: Thrivelearn


25th June - 9th July 2021 - GCF Training - Care farming for mental health - Online blended learning, flexible format

What: This course explores how care farming can meet the needs of those with living with mental ill health and covers assessing local demand and potential referrers; the specific benefits of care farming for people with mental ill health  through to the specific needs of this group regarding engagement, group dynamics and building resilience and  developing your site to make it accessible and compatible for activities and users.
Who: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmers who would like to offer regular, structured services to people with mental ill health as part of a health, social care or education programme.
More info and booking: click here
Delivered by: Thrivelearn


11th - 25th June 2021 - GCF Training - Developing Alternative Provision on care farms - Online blended learning, flexible format

What: This course explores how care farming can be provided to help meet the needs of young people on an Alternative Provision.
Who: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmers who would like to offer regular, structured services to young people Alternative Provision as part of their education programme.
More info and booking: click here
Delivered by: Thrivelearn


14th - 28th May 2021 - GCF Training - Care farming for Learning Disability and Autism Spectrum Disorders - Online blended learning, flexible format

What: This course explores how care farming can be provided to help meet the needs of people with a Learning Disability or  Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Who: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmers who would like to offer regular, structured services to  people with LD and ASD as part of a health, social care or education programme.
More info and booking: click here
Delivered by: Thrivelearn


7th - 21st May 2021 - GCF Training - Nurturing young people with anxiety and depression on care farms - Online blended learning, flexible format

What: This course explores how care farming can be provided to help meet the needs of young people with anxiety, depression and wider mental health support needs.
Who: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmers who would like to offer regular, structured services to  young people with anxiety and depression as part of a health, social care or education programme.
More info and booking: click here
Delivered by: Thrivelearn


16th April - 30th April 2021 - GCF Training - Care farming for mental health - Online blended learning, flexible format

What: This course explores how care farming can meet the needs of those with living with mental ill health and covers assessing local demand and potential referrers; the specific benefits of care farming for people with mental ill health  through to the specific needs of this group regarding engagement, group dynamics and building resilience and  developing your site to make it accessible and compatible for activities and users.
Who: Care farmers, green care providers and prospective care farmers who would like to offer regular, structured services to people with mental ill health as part of a health, social care or education programme.
More info and booking: click here
Delivered by: Thrivelearn

 

 

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