FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs)
- CERTIFIED FOREST BATHING GUIDE TRAINING -
What is the price of the Forest Bathing Training?
1960 € for the 3 months. Travel, accommodation, meals or other expenses are not included.
What is the price for the Forest Therapy Training?
960 € for the 3 months. Travel, accommodation, meals or other expenses are not included.
I've already done a Forest Therapy Training or Forest Bathing Training, can I apply for just for the CPD?
Currently I'm attending the Forest Bathing Training or other Forest Therapy Training with another training organisation, can I attend the FTI Forest Therapy Training?
Can I attend the Forest Therapy Training if I am not a Coach or Therapist?
Yes! The Forest Therapy Training is designed for a vast range of professionals. However, it is not a therapist training. It is designed for those who wish to integrate Forest Therapy guiding in preventive care, health treatment, clinical practise and rehabilitation. If you do not presently hold a professional licence, you may use the option of guiding in the company of health professionals.
Once I have applied on the website for a programme, what are the next steps?
Once you send us the application form available on the web, we will contact you within 5 working days. If you are accepted into the programme, you will be notified by email.
The next step is to pay the 500 € deposit to confirm your enrolment and hold your place in the training.
Can I ask for an instalments plan?
A 500 € deposit is due within 10 days of acceptance to confirm your enrolment and hold your place in the training. The remaining amount, second and last instalment of the full price, is due no later than two full months prior to the event.
If you want to request an instalments plan, indicate it in the application form, using the field "Is there any other information that you would like us to know about?".
If I apply for both programmes, Certified Forest Bathing Training and the CPD on Forest Therapy, should I pay two deposits?
No, if you apply for both programmes, you just need to do one deposit of 500 €.
If I get sick or have an unforeseen event that prevents me from attending the training, do you reimburse me for the cost of the training?
FTI's Refund Policy offers a total refund -with a deduction of 50 € for administrative costs- before two months prior to the event. Cancellation after that offers a refund of 50%.
In the case of a justified emergency we will make the total reimbursement, with a deduction of 50 € for administrative costs.
If I have applied for the Forest Bathing Programme, can I move to the Forest Therapy Training?
Yes. Also, during your 3-month Mentored Practice if we have vacancies, you will be more than welcome to move to the Forest Therapy Training.
If I enrol in both programmes, can I later switch the country where I will attend the Forest Therapy CPD?
Yes, of course. We guarantee your place. Just send us an email to moc.etutitsniyparehttserof@ofni with this request.
I do not speak one of the languages outlined. Can I attend the training?
Training is provided in the language indicated on our web, sometimes with translations to other languages, providing a wider support during your guiding process. Otherwise, we can offer the content sessions in a language that everyone can understand. All our trainers speak fluent English, amongst other languages.
Will this training provide me with a specific framework for Forest Therapy Interventions and Research?
Based on our experience of conducting interventions, we have developed a specific framework that helps you to design and facilitate interventions and conduct research. If you have any ideas for a research project or wish to collaborate with us, please get in touch with us at moc.eutitsniyparehttserof@ofni.
I have already been trained in nature connection practices. Can I integrate it with the 5x5 Model?
The 5x5 Model provides you with a scientific framework and a structure to plan and guide your walks where you can include other nature connection practices, or integrate other holistic practices. We will be more than happy to listen to you and to support you in this.