Certificate in Solution Focused Practice Outdoors

The Solution Focused Trainers Level 3 Certificate in Solution Focused Practice Outdoors is a short intensive course, which provides students with space to adapt their learning to their particular practice setting.

Who is this course for?

The Solution Focused Trainers Level 3 Certificate in Solution Focused Practice Outdoors enables students to apply the SF approach to a wide range of settings including mental health, social care, offending services, private practice, in-patient mental health, education, FE counselling services and CAMHS. The course has worked well for students new to Solution Focused Practice as well as experienced students who wanted "something more than an attendance certificate".

What do people get out of it?

Completion of the course provides an externally validated qualification in Solution Focused Practice and practice skills outdoors, which contributes to significant change in the lives of service users. Students also retain access to Moodle, a password protected platform, which includes a forum for discussing the SF approach with past, present and future students of our courses along with a resource section that is updated whenever we come across interesting articles, research, or other information about Solution Focused Practice.

What is involved?

The Solution Focused Trainers Level 3 Certificate in Solution Focused Practice Outdoors is normally delivered over three months: three sets of two consecutive days, each a month apart. Intensive courses spanning six consecutive days may also be available. Evidence of learning is demonstrated through a short presentation, observation of skills, a learning and practice log, an audio recording of practice with a written reflection and a case study.

Entry requirements

To attend the training applicants will need to:

  • Be 18 years or older
  • Be engaged in direct work with people
  • Have permission from their employer to attend the training and support to do so
  • Have the usual arrangements in place if in private practice as a counsellor or therapist i.e. supervision, insurance and prior training in safeguarding responsibilities
  • Have permission to use their direct work to evidence their learning
  • Be able to speak and write in English to a reasonable level of ability
  • Be qualified to the level of 5 GCSE’s, Level 2 NVQ or the equivalent or above.


The cost of the Level 3 Certificate in Solution Focused Practice Outdoors is £950. From 1st April 2022 the cost will be £1,100

Self-funded applicants are able to pay for the course in installments. For more information, please contact us using the contact form below.

Online Delivery

We are pleased to announce that we can now offer an on-line delivery of our Level 3 Certificate in Solution Focused Practice Outdoors by Stephan Natynzcuk.


May 2024
  1. Thursday 23 May 2024
  2. Friday 24 May 2024
  3. Thursday 6 June 2024
  4. Friday 7 June 2024
  5. Saturday 8 June 2024
  6. Sunday 9 June 2024

Deadline for applications 3 May 2024
Trainer: Stephan Natynczuk


September 2024
  1. Thursday 5 September 2024
  2. Friday 6 September 2024
  3. Thursday 19 September 2024
  4. Friday 20 September 2024
  5. Saturday 21 September 2024
  6. Sunday 22 September 2024

Deadline for applications 16 August 2024
Trainer: Stephan Natynczuk


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