“Learn the art of outdoor navigation”
“Learn the art of outdoor navigation”


To be able to accurately navigate in the outdoors with a map and compass and to be able to find your direction with an intimate knowledge of natural navigation is a lost art.

This course focus on modern and ancient navigation techniques and you will leave this course being able to accurately use a compass and map and also competent to use natural navigation skills to navigate in the outdoors.

Course Information


Lunch, STASA certification and course badge included.


9 July / 15 October


21 January /15 April / 22 July / 

1 Day

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

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

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or EFT. E-mail us at sales@boswa.co.za for invoice and banking details.


Frequently Asked Questions

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

Included in the course is a campfire prepared lunch.

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:

  • Navigation principles in the outdoors
  • How to use a magnetic compass
  • Reading and understanding maps
  • Magnetic declination anywhere in the world
  • Navigate with map and compass
  • Reading and using map legends
  • Determine your pacing count
  • Survival navigation
  • Natural navigation

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