Become part of the Boswa training team as a Survival Instructor teaching on courses”
“Discover the incredible world of survival on this 1-day outdoor survival course”


Become a Survival Instructor on this 12-day professional survival course and become involved teaching on Boswa courses.

This is a course where you will learn all about survival and learn how to stand out as an instructor teaching students..

This course is anyone that wants to become an instructor and that want to teach on Boswa courses for an extra income or even start your own Boswa training academy franchise.

This course is open to students over the age of 18 years. You will be in a leadership role after this course.

Course Information


7 Official STASA qualifications, Ranger certification Instructor certification, meals, accommodation, course materials and course badge included.

2022   DATES

17-28 September

2023   DATES

 11-22 February / 10-21 June / 14-25 October

12-days Full-time. We take small groups per course to ensure safety and personal attention to each student.

Starts: Saturday day 1 – 08h00
Ends: Wednesday day 12 – 13h00

This course is open to students over the age of 18 years.

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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.

A survival lunch is included. You will not eat insects and weird foods unless you want to try it when we find it.

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

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 expensive kit to do this course. Download your free printable course kit checklist below to check if you have the required kit items.

Do not buy kit before the course please contact us and we will gladly advise you to get the right kit.

Any person over the age of 16 years can attend the course on his/her own with parental consent 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.

This is a great course to share with family and friends.

Yes. The course is STASA (Survival Training Association of South-Africa) certified and you can add the qualification to your CV. After the course you can 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 professional 12-day course:


  • Become a Survival Ranger
  • Become a Survival Instructor
  • Packing your own survival kit
  • Preparing natural tinder
  • Lighting a fire
  • Finding shelter
  • Finding water
  • Finding food
  • Signaling for rescue
  • Learn to teach on courses

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