bushcraft and survival foundation course

Full Day Courses  

Learn the basics of survival and bushcraft in a safe, controlled environment, with our knowledgeable and experienced instructors. If you’re interested in learning bushcraft and survival techniques but unsure you want to commit to a multi-day course, then this is for you.

Basic bushcraft survival skills can save your life…You can also impress your friends the next time you go camping…

 

Equipment – Survival Essentials

Key survival items, what they are used for and how to use them

How to build your own survival kit

 

      Shelter - The Key Principles and Consideration

   Site selection, key considerations and things to avoid

Lightweight emergency shelter options

Building a shelter using natural materials

 

Water - Find, Collect and Purify Water

Collecting water

     The contaminants you need to know about

Water filtration

Different methods for purifying water

 
Fire - The Fundamentals of Fire lighting

Improvised fire lighting using different materials

How to select the best sources of tinder and kindling

Collecting and preparing your firewood

Building and sustaining your fire in any conditions 

 

Food – Trapping and Fishing for Sustainment

Trapping (snares and traps)

Fishing

Navigation – Primitive Direction Finding

Button Compass

Shadow stick method

Watch

 

Signalling – Rescue Signals

Ground to air signals

Audible signalling

Signal mirrors

Smoke signalling

 

First In Events Courses are taught by professional instructors with many years of experience in using the techniques you will learn.

 

The aim of our bushcraft course is for you to not only see the techniques, or even just ‘have a go’, but to fully participate in learning to apply them in a realistic, safe environment.

 

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