“Discover primitive survival skills”
“Discover primitive survival skills”


Discover the ancient art of primitive survival skills and become competent in relying only on your knowledge and skill to be able to provide what you need in the outdoors.

Tribal people all over the world rely on primitive bushcraft skills to provide in their everyday needs and you will learn how to use natural resources to provide in your survival needs.

This course focus on learning and mastering bushcraft skills that will open a whole new world.

Course Information


Lunch, STASA certification and course badge include


23 July / 23 October


21 January / 22 April / 29 July / 28 October

1 Day

Starts: Saturday – 08h00
Ends: Saturday – 17h00

Kids under 16 years of age need to be accompanied by an adult.

Secure online payment with PayFast
or EFT. E-mail us at sales@boswa.co.za for invoice and banking details.


Frequently Asked Questions

This course is available at any of our training branches. Please go to our BRANCHES page to find the nearest branch to your location.

On this course we prepare a campfire meal on the fire.

No, you do not need to be fit to do this course as the skills learned does not require a lot of physical activity. You do the skills at your own pace.

You do not need allot of expensive kit to do the course. Download your free printable course kit checklist below to check if you have the required kit items.

Save on unnecessary expenses and hire your full course kit from us, or build and hire your own custom kit according to your unique requirements.

If you are not sure of a kit item, please contact us and we will gladly advise.

Any person over the age of 16 years can attend the course on his/her own and if you are under the age of 16 you need to be accompanied by an adult. As long as you can hold a knife and understand the skills you can join the course.

Yes. The course is STASA (Survival Training Association of South-Africa) certified and you can add the qualification to your CV. You can also talk to the instructor on the course if you want more information on how to become involved in a career with Boswa Survival.

Skills you will acquire on this 1 day course:

  • The value of bushcraft skills in the field
  • Bushcraft cutting tool selection and safe use
  • Knife sharpening
  • Preparing natural tinder for fire lighting
  • Making char-cloth for primitive fire lighting
  • Making fire using flint and steel
  • Making a whistle from bamboo
  • Making a small container from bamboo
  • Making rope from plants
  • Carving a spoon from wood

Spoil that special person in your life with a Bushcraft Survival Course Gift Voucher!

Buy this gift voucher
Boswa Survival Bushcraft Survival Course Kit Checklist

Make sure you have everything required for this course and Download Your Free Checklist

Download checklist

Share This Course on Social Media, Choose Your Platform!

“Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire”