Bushcraft Competency Certificate Assessment
Who is it for?
Instructors, leaders and teachers who want to demonstrate that they follow good practice and have a high level of safety and competency in a range of bushcraft skills.
The 1-day assessment course has been created and developed by the IOL Bushcraft Professional Practice Group as a quality mark for a broad set of knowledge and skills in bushcraft. The Bushcraft Competency Certificate is relevant to for those working in all areas of outdoor learning - education, personal or professional development, therapy, expeditions, etc.
The assessment will cover the following elements:
- Safe shelter construction
- Safe use of tools and knife law
- Establishing and maintaining fires by; bow drill, firesteel, flint and steel and other methods
- Leaving no trace
- Water sourcing, filtering and purification
- Tree ID & uses
- Natural navigation
- Cordage making from natural materials
"Just a quick thank you for last week. I thoroughly enjoyed the process, and love coming away from an assessment knowing more. Once again you created a relaxed environment, allowing us to show you what you needed with the correct amount of pressure to perform." 20.3.17