All Busy Bees staff supporting the Forest School leader with Forest School sessions will hold a nationally accredited Child Care qualification, and will have undertaken additional training in First Aid, Safeguarding Children and Food Hygiene. Many staff members will have undertaken further training in specialist areas such as supporting children with Special Educational Needs or Positive Behaviour Management.

Opportunities to develop specialist skills in Forest Schools will also be available to staff members according to interest. Parent helpers may be directed to appropriate Forest School training courses if wishing to continue helping in the longer term or wanting develop their knowledge, skills and experience to a higher level.