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  • Do I need to bring anything of my own to the course?
    Day 1 please bring Your own lunch Clean indoor footwear Outdoor clothing (we will be outdoors for about 20 min) Day 2 please bring Proper field footwear and appropriate layers of clothing Sunscreen, insect repellant, hat and polarized sunglasses Water bottle or thermos Backpack Lunch is provided on day 2. If you don’t think that you would be able to stomach a military ration, or that it may not meet your nutritional requirements, then you are encouraged to bring your own food for the day. There are will also be vegetarian ration options and snacks such as fruit bars and granola bars. Coffee, tea and water will also be provided. (Military rations are actually pretty tasty.) All equipment necessary for the course will be provided. You don't need Personal survival equipment Personal GPS or compass Paper or writing materials DO NOT bring any type of firearm or ammunition
  • What's the minimum age to attend the course?
    Although there is no minimum age requirement to take this course, we recommend that children attending the course be mature enough to not distract the class and be able to perform the trauma skills portion, which includes realistic medical props and fake blood. Up to 15 years old must be accompanied by an adult 16 years old and up no supervision required
  • What does this course teach?
    The main topics covered by this course are: Equipment and preparedness Field considerations and bushcraft Map / Compass / GPS navigation Trauma first-aid Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) survival.
  • How long is the course?
    The course is 2 days long and runs 8am – 5pm both days.
  • How fit do I have to be to take the course?
    The most physically challenging portion of the course is the navigation course which is about 5km long and takes about 3 hours by slow and easy walk. It’s nothing more than a nice hike through the fields and across some rolling hills. If that isn't an issue for you, you'll have no problems.
  • Do I have to participate in all of the activities?
    No. Participation in all activities is always optional but encouraged.
  • What kind of prior experience do I need to attend this course?
    There are no prerequisites or previous knowledge / experience necessary.
  • Who teaches the course?
    This course is taught by highly experienced and professional instructors that are able to teach to all levels of knowledge and experience. The course instructors are a combination of ex-military, EMS and bushcraft experts.
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