For those of you that enjoy being outdoors and taking part in activities such as camping and outdoor activities there are some great courses that you can take. Improving your survival skills in and enjoyable and practical activity to take part in.
If you want to get a feel for what a survival course is all about then a course that lasts a few days would be ideal for you. You will be able to learn the essentials that you need to get started with wilderness survival including essential skills such as making a fire, shelter and finding food to eat. There are also special two-day courses available for families, which include all the above plus animal tracking courses, bushcraft survival and some delightful campfire games.
If you want something that will give you a more active time then there are many options such as canoeing expeditions in many well established water sport locations across Europe. You can become familiar with varying degrees of difficulty when it comes to the pace of the waters. You will also get a feel for how efficient canoeing as a mode of transport can be. For a large amount of the time you will be on the water, which is something you wouldn’t normally get to do. Additionally you will also get to brush up on your basic survival skills at the same time!
Additionally many people who opt for some of the survival courses available will also go for a first aid course. Essential first aid skills will come in handy when you are out in the wilderness where you or someone you’re with could potentially sustain an injury. Amongst the many courses available many people would taking a first aid course is the survival course that you’ll be grateful for. Once completed this course will provide you with a certification to let you know you are first aid qualified and able to practise first aid.