Outdoor Provision

Our Outdoor Provision Course provides information explaining the importance of effective practice, the benefits of the outdoor classroom, the role of physical exercise, child obesity, creating an outdoor policy. For children in early years, the outdoors is a crucial part of learning and development. This course also contains various practical ideas.

Individual Course
£20.00 + VAT

The Training

On completing the course, learners should understand:

  • The four principles in the Early Years Statutory Framework, the importance of play, the role of the practitioner, the importance of the outdoors in early years, stages of learning and effective practice
  • The fun of the outdoor classroom
  • The role of physical exercise and child obesity
  • Ideas and resource suggestions for your outdoors
  • Monitoring your outdoor provision
  • How to develop an outdoors policy

Final Test

Once you have completed the online training, you will be able to take the final test.

  • You will be asked 20 questions.
  • You will require an 80% pass mark.
  • You can take the test as many times as you need.

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It takes approximately 45 minutes to complete the entire course. You can claim one CPD hour towards your professional development.

This course is certificated on its completion. The length of time you take is entirely dependent on how quickly you can study and absorb the information. Remember, it’s important to learn the content and not to rush through the course. Please do take notes during these courses.


This course is accredited by the CPD Certification Service as conforming to the universally accepted Continuous Professional Development Guidelines. On successful completion, you will be sent a certificate through the post or you can instantly download certificates from the system.