“Continue your journey of discovery”
“Continue your journey of discovery”


Continue your journey on this practical outdoor survival skills development course where you will apply all the skills learned on the basic survival course.

You will practice and master all the important skills of survival under the guidance of dedicated instructors to enable you to recognize your abilities and challenges and to develop your own unique style of survival.

This course is structured to focus on mastering skills.

This course is open to students that have completed the BASIC survival course.

Course Information


Survival MRE-ration food pack, logbook, STASA certification and course badge included.


15-17 July / 14-16 October


13-15 January / 7-9 April / 7-9 July / 6-8 October

2 Days and 2 Nights. We take only 15 students per course to ensure safety and personal attention to each student

Starts: Friday – 08h00
Ends: Sunday – 12h00

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 you will be provided with food items for all meals that have to be prepared on the course.

You will be issued with a waterproof survival basha that will be your shelter for the first night on the course.
On day two you will build a shelter to sleep in. You will sleep dry, warm and comfortable.

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 2 day course:

  • Packing a compact personal survival kit
  • Water solar still, transpiration bag and water purification
  • Mastering firesteel fire lighting techniques including one-handed
  • Making fire by friction with a bow drill
  • Shelter site selection and thermal regulation
  • Food edibility, testing and foraging for wild foods
  • Making and setting of traps for food
  • Skinning and preparing your own food
  • Field hygiene in the outdoors
  • Survival psychology training
  • Building and lighting a rescue signal fire

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