Do you want to become a Level 4 Accredited and Qualified Bushcraft, Survival and Wilderness Living Skills Instructor and Mentor? A Level 4 instructor is someone who is skilled enough, knowledgeable enough and technically proficient enough to run a course unsupervised whilst having the ability to research subjects, write lesson plans and deliver lessons to a high standard. You would be accredited and qualified by the NCFE who is the awarding body.
If you or someone you know would like to become a Level 4 instructor please read on and forward this page to anyone who might be interested.
Survival School wants to ensure the future of an outdoor industry that needs investment in the next generation of instructors. Most instructors are of over 40 years old and so by developing young talent, you will know that Bushcraft, Survival and Wilderness Living skills are in safe hands.
Survival School Ltd would like to offer two Instructors scholarships per year to the best candidate aged 18 to 24. The scholarship will cover the qualification fees for:
- Level 2 training and assessment
- 4 x Level 3 weekend qualifications
- Applied Level 3 qualification
- DBS check
- Level 2 Food Safety and Hygiene for catering Certificate
- First Aid Course
- Level 4 Instructors and Mentors Qualification
You will also get get the opportunity to work for Survival School for 8 weeks to gain experience and cement the knowledge and skills gained.
The closing date for your application for the 2019 Scholarships is: 30 November 2018.
If you are successful you will be offered the scholarship. Terms and conditions for the scholarship are on the link below:
Survival School Scholarship Terms and Conditions
You will be required to attend the following courses (for each course you only need to do one location and date):
|Level 2 Training
|Level 3 Tracking Qualification
|Level 3 Applied Qualification
||28 April - 3 May
||28 April - 3 May
|Level 3 Foraging Qualification
|Level 3 Primitive Crafts Qualification
|Level 3 Axe Proficiency Qualification
|Level 2 Assessment
|First Aid Course
||Starting on 4-6 October
||Starting on 25-27 October
* The Level 4 training will progress in November 2019 and March, April, May and June 2020. The Applied Level 3 Qualification is a week long course, but the rest are weekends, starting at 7pm on a Friday and finishing at 12pm on the Sunday.
8 weekends of experience will be provided following June 2020.
Please use this form to complete your application form.
The closing date for applications is 30th November 2018 for 2019 Scholarships.
Successful applications will be invited for interview. For details of the interview, please see the next tab.
You will need a sponsor to guarantee your place on the scheme. The reason for this is that if you drop out of the scheme part way through then your sponsor will cover the cost of tuition provided up until the point of your departure. Your sponsor must be asked in advance as they will be liable for any monies paid.
Please ensure you are dressed appropriately for the weather conditions.
You should bring with you:
Wet weather clothing
Packed lunch and flask/drink
If you have any equipment that you think may be suitable then please feel free to bring that along too, although no further kit is essential.