“Discover what survival is all about”
“Discover what survival is all about”

Introduction to Survival Course

On this 1-day introduction to survival course you will discover what survival is all about and you will learn amazing survival skills.

After completing the Introduction Survival Course you will be able to safely do weekend adventures.

You will learn fundamental beginner survival skills and you will be able to progress to the Basic Survival course where you will build on your new-found knowledge and skill and even become a Survival Ranger !

Course Information


Spring promotion only R595 !

Limited places available.

Lunch, logbook, STASA certificate, and course badges included.

We offer a 10% discount on group bookings of 4 students or more.


2 October / 6 November / 4 December


8 January / 5 February / 5 March / 2 April / 7 May / 4 June

1 Day.

Starts: Saturday 09h00
Ends: Saturday 16h00

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

This course is available at any of our training branches. Check the locations under the Branches tab.

A survival lunch is provided as part of the course and you will not eat insects or weird food unless you want to try when the opportunity arises.

This is a 1-day course and you will not sleep over on this course.

No, you do not need to be fit to do this course and anyone can do the course regardless of age or ability.

You do not need much kit for this 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.

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.

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.

What skills will I learn on this course ?

  • Basics of survival
  • Packing a survival kit
  • Safe knife handling
  • Fire lighting
  • Finding shelter
  • Finding food and water
  • Getting rescued
  • Survival first aid

After successfully completing the Introduction to Survival course you will be able to survive in the outdoors on your own !

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