SURVIVAL & COURSE

1) PROTECTION
How to successfully secure shelter and discover some of the key strategies you will need when you have to apply these skills ‘for real’.

1. Shelter building using a tarp – Your home for the evening
2. Insulation and weather protection using natural materials
3. Protection from the weather
4. Priorities of Survival, Environmental Medical

2) FIRE
1. Fire Lighting and maintenance with flint and steel
2. Use of fire for heating and cooking
3. Signalling for rescue including standard international signals and improvised techniques

3) WATER
1. Sourcing water and making it safe to use
2. Water requirements
3. Water sources
4. Problems in wild water and medical aspects (dangers of seawater,dehydration,heat exhaustion,toxicity,pathology)
5. Water treatment and storage

4) FOOD
1. Acquiring food from the wild
2. Understanding our survival nutritional needs
3. Medical problems from malnutrition and/or food imbalances
4. Toxins and pathogens in wild food and avoiding them
5. Flora (Food from plants,roots,tubers,seeds and fruit)
6. Fungi (Food from fungi, if available)

5) SURVIVAL CAMP CRAFT AND ROUTINES
1. Gear and equipment
2. Survival Kits
3. Safe use and best practise for knives, axes, saws, fire kits etc
4. Making your own resources (cordage,containers,bedding etc)

6) NAVIGATION
Getting rescued is made easier when you can help yourself, astral or ground based this course covers them both.

1. Understanding your locality
2. Telling the time and direction from natural indicators
3. Safe techniques for crossing unknown countryside
4. Best routes to safety
5. Day and Night signals
6. Passive and active signalling

TACTICAL SIDE:
1. Safe handling of weapons;
2. Characteristics and maintenance of the weapons;
3. Positions for shooting
4. Different ways to reload a weapon;
5. Shooting in multi targets;
6. Shooting in motion