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Train the Trainer – 2 Day Bushcraft Training Course

Complimentary Hultafors bushcraft knife

This foundation course is designed to provide you with the skills and confidence to run some basic bushcraft sessions with your own group.

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Sat 23rd - Sun 24th March 2019 - now taking bookings

Mon 25th - Tue 26th March 2019 - now taking bookings

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The course syllabus roughly mirrors our Bushcraft Skills course but importantly there is an extra emphasis on exploring ways in which you would deliver basic bushcraft sessions yourself.  You'll look at assessing risk and keeping a group safe along with delivering fun and engaging sessions.  You will also get the option to sleep in a shelter of your own construction.

Course topics include: safe use of knives and saws, firelighting, shelter building, cooking with fire, foraging, wood craft, nature watching and much more... The course includes lots of interactive sessions with our friendly and knowledgeable team.

There will be plenty of time for you to relax, practise and hone skills and proficiency in each of the topic areas, whilst enjoying the beautiful surroundings. 

All meals and refreshments are provided (excluding lunch on first day - please bring a packed lunch).  Day 1  involves preparing an evening feast of meat and vegetables (alternatives for vegetarians). Day 2 begins with a delicious hot breakfast, followed by a lunch including rustic bannock bread where you will be encouraged to unleash your culinary creativity.  Please note, this is not a survival course – you will be well fed throughout, hot drinks will be readily available, there won’t be any game dispatch or preparation and you won’t be asked to eat a plate of insects!

This bushcraft course has proved very popular with outdoor instructors, teachers, youth leaders and many others who wish to pass on new bushcraft skills.

  • Location: Near Rhayader, Mid Wales (LD6)
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Price: £165
  • Max of 10 participants
  • Interactive sessions
  • Meals and refreshments provided
  • Kit provided
  • Includes complimentary Hultafors bushcraft knife (18+ only - photo ID required)
Prices include VAT. Please contact us if you would like a VAT receipt or if you would prefer to be invoiced directly.

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Testimonials

“Really knowledgeable and helpful staff who gave really good safety briefings but who were incredibly flexible with the groups needs and interests.”

"The venue was superb.  I am honestly unsure how the course could have been improved.  Thank you."

"The instructor was very friendly and explained things in a way I could understand. Safety was always first.  Venue was excellent."

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