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16-17 Nov 2024

Western Cape & Gauteng

2 DAY Bush Medic Course

This ultimate professional survival training course is open to anyone over the age of 16 years.

On this internationally accredited training course you will learn how to treat illness and injuries in the outdoors where emergency medical services are unable to respond or reach you. The skills you will learn include …

  • Protecting yourself in an emergency situation.

  • How to assess a scene and make safe decisions.

  • How to perform a primary and secondary victim assessment.

  • How to identify and treat mobility injuries.

  • How to treat the different type of bleeds.

  • How to treat animal and insect bites and stings.

  • How to treat snakebite.

  • How to treat absorbed, ingested and injected poisons.

  • How to treat burn wounds.

  • How to treat life threatening emergencies.

Student reviews (7)

“I did this course with my husband as part of our ranger course and we have learned so much together. It was a great experience and course that I would highly recommend “
Danel Schmidt, 21 July 2022
“I would recommend this course to anyone and it is a course that you should definitely do”
Johan Visagie, 20 June 2022
“I booked this course on the internet and did not know if it was going to be as advertised. I was pleasantly surprised with the high quality of skills and training that I got from this course”
Ansie Vosloo, 18 November 2022
“This was an awesome course and I would recommend the course to anyone !”
Francois Potgieter, 25 February 2023
“I completed the bush medic course with Boswa and I was amazed with the quality of the course and the knowledge of the instructor. This was a great course “
Gert du Plooy, 20 August 2023
” This course have given me the confidence that I needed to want to help people with injuries in the field. I will now know how to help and what to do in an emergency “
Pieter Booysen, 29 September 2023
“First aid training can be very intimidating but this course was easy to understand and follow. I learned what I wanted to “
Dalene van Staden, 20 April 2024



STASA Certification, meals, accommodation and course badge included.


16-17 November


12-13 April / 18-19 October

This is a 2-day medic first aid course.

We start at 09h00 on day 1 and finish at 12h00 on day 2.

You will need the following kit to complete the course :

  • Water bottle

  • Cooking pot

  • Mug and spoon

  • Headlamp

  • Sleeping bag

  • Groundsheet

  • Waterproof jacket

  • Hat or cap

  • Notebook and pen

Download the kit list from our website course page.

You will sleep under waterproof survival tarps on this course.

We have safari tent accommodation available at our Western Cape training branch. Please enquire about our special student rates.

We provide meals for this course but you are also welcome to bring your own food should you prefer.

Simply e-mail us at enquiries@boswa.co.za to book your place.

We will send you an invoice for secure EFT payment to confirm your place.

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