“Become a Boswa Survival RANGER and become one of the best of the best in our survival family” 

“Challenge yourself to be the best”


To become a Survival Ranger is a personal journey of discovery that will allow you to explore your own abilities and challenges, grow into a leader and become a true outdoors man.

After completing the Ranger Course you can become involved on courses teaching modules and skills to students.

You will follow a progressive training program that will open your mind to the amazing world of Bushcraft and Survival and you will learn and master skills that will last a LIFETIME ! You will become the BEST of the BEST !

Course Information


All accommodation, food rations & meals, logbook, 7 STASA certifications, 3 AWARD certifications, RANGER certification and course badges included.



18-26 June / 17-25 September


11-19 February / 10-18 June / 14-22 October

This course can be completed on a full-time or part-time basis. Students can attend the required courses on weekends when they are able to or students can complete the full program of 7 courses in 9 Days. We are flexible and will accommodate your needs and availability. There is no time limit to complete the course.

Weekend courses.

Starts: Saturday 08h00              Ends: Sunday 12h00

Full-time course.

Starts: Saturday day 1- 08h00
Ends: Sunday day 9 – 12h00

Kids under 16 years of age need written permission from their guardian or be accompanied by an adult.

Secure online payment with EFT (Electronic Bank Transfer) or Online Shop PayFast payment.

3-Month payment option ! Pay only R2995 deposit and 2x easy payments of R3500. Interest FREE !



Frequently Asked Questions

This course is presented from our base camp in Gauteng.

All meals are included in the course price and you will experience camp food as well as survival food.

You will sleep in a variety of sleeping systems including basha shelter, natural shelter and even simply around the campfire.

No, you do not need to be fit to do this course although your travel means and tasks will be directly influenced by your ability to walk and perform tasks.

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. You will survive on your own and kids under 16 is watched by an adult.

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.

What courses do I need to complete to become a SURVIVAL RANGER ?

  • Basic survival course
  • Advanced survival course
  • Navigation course
  • Bush medic course
  • 2-night Extreme course
  • 2-night Solo survival

After successfully completing the RANGER program you will be given the opportunity to teach and become involved on courses on a part-time basis earning an income !

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