Scott’s love of the great outdoors began at a young age, with his family’s annual holiday on the North West coast of Scotland, a place he still visits regularly. Although originally a Londoner he now lives in rural Exmoor with his wife and two sons.
Scott works as a full time Outdoor Skills Instructor and Vocational Assessor. He is an Accredited Outdoor Practitioner & holds the Mountain Leaders Award. He is also involved in training young people for their Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions and is an Accredited Expedition Assessor.
Time in the Reserve Forces led him into instructing Army Cadets and for 8 years ran an Army Cadet Detachment. During this time he was involved in training teams for the Ten Tors competition. Scott is now part of the Exmoor Search and Rescue Team and their Assistant Crag Rescue Team Officer.
Work and play have led him to some interesting spots around the world such as: wild camping and canoeing in India, Sweden & South America, trekking in Africa & Nepal, travelling in Canada, a jungle survival course in Borneo and an arctic course in the Swedish winter.
Scott is known at Survival School for his love of axes and all things woody. Scott is defiantly in his happy place when teaching on one of our: Axe Proficiency, Primitive Crafts or Wood Carving courses.
- Level 4 Bushcraft, Survival and Wilderness Living Skills Instructors and Mentors Award Accredited by the NCFE
- Level 2 Award in Bushcraft, Survival and Wilderness Living Accredited by the NCFE
- Level 3 Award in Mixed Craft (Primitive Technology) Accredited by the NCFE
- Survival School Instructors Course
- MT Mountain Leaders Award
- Wilderness First Aid – 16 Hour Course
- DBS (Formerly Criminal Records Bureau Checked)
- MT Walking Group Leader
- City & Guilds Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement – TAQA
- MT Climbing Wall Award