Survival 101 - What you need to know for when the SHTF !

Learn to assemble a basic survival kit and the skills for short term survival.
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  • Lectures 7
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 5/2016 English

Course Description

This course is intended to teach the student how to assemble a basic survival kit that is easily carried. It will show the student how to use the equipment to quickly and effectively increase their chances of survival in an emergency.

This course is intended to people with limited experience in Survival skills however it will also enhance the skill sets of those who currently practice bushcraft, prepping or woodsman skills. It is perfect for those who enjoy the great outdoors whether they are hunting, fishing or hiking on the trails etc.

This course contains an extensive overview of the Basic kit requirements  and skills sets used in wilderness survival through video as we feel that this is more effective as a learning tool. 

The course itself is comprised of four content laden lectures totalling over 1 hour of teaching. Although whilst learning and practising, honing and owning the skill sets contained within the course will take each individual a different amount of time. With that being said former students have successfully got the basics down within a couple of hours of practice.

Why should you take this course? To answer this simply you owe it to yourself, your family and loved ones to do everything in your power to enhance your chances of SURVIVAL in an emergency. How much is your life worth??

What are the requirements?

  • Students will only be required to approach the course with an open and honest mind to their own level of survivability and be willing to practice, hone and OWN the skills contained within.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Choose the correct equipment to enhance your chances of survival during an emergency. Successfully learn basic survival skills to enhance your chances of survival in an emergency. Effectively use your equipment that you have purchased to enhance you survivability.

Who is the target audience?

  • This course is intended for anyone who spends time in the outdoors, who feel that they lack the skills, equipment and confidence in their ability to survive. No prior knowledge is required as this course offers a CRASH COURSE in SURVIVAL. Taking a complete beginner through the requisite equipment, skills and techniques required to make it out alive.

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Section 1: introduction

Students are introduced to the instructor and will understand what they will be covering in this course.

Section 2: Survival 101 Basic kit Part 1

Understand the first pieces of equipment for an emergency survival kit and select / purchase their own basing it on the criteria contained within.

Section 3: Survival 101 Basic kit Part 2

A continuation of equipment selection and building of an emergency survival kit.

Effectively understand the minimum kit components, equipment characteristics and the reasons behind their inclusions.

Section 4: Survival 101 In the field Part 1

Selection of shelter site

Ground clearance

Utilization of cordage and cover elements.

Efficient ridge line placement and hanging

Shelter overview and quick and dirty shelter erection options

Section 5: Survival 101 In the field Part 2

continuation from part one ...

Storage of ridge line 

Basic fire lay.

Establishing your fire quickly

Using fire to sterilise water and why they should do so

Transfer primary fire lay to secondary lay

Effectively complete their own 15 minute survival challenge ( shelter , fire and sterile water in 15 minutes or less)

Section 6: Survival 101 Bonus Material

Use common household items to make your own Fire Starters to include in your Basic Kit.


Taking a good knife and making it GREAT! Two simple modifications to a MORA heavy duty to increase its safety and performance.

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Instructor Biography

Russell Baillie, Survival 101


I have worked in the security industry for 12 years in some of the hardest and most notorious correctional facilities in the UK. I have ran numerous survival and combative courses in this time to private students, bushcrafters, preppers and active duty service personal. 

Through daily interactions with some of the hardest, nastiest most despicable people that are currently held in correctional facilities i have came to understand what makes these individuals predators and what characteristics and traits that normal everyday people portray to become viewed as PREY!

This interest in survival / self defence led me to seek out , test and master the techniques and skills to survive violent encounters , having done so I felt that there was a large gaping hole in my own skills that needed to be filled. That hole was survival in an emergency situation. With my contacts in the military I sought out to discover the secrets of emergency survival from some of the worlds best instructors ( Former Royal Marine Commando's and Special Forces )

I hope to share what i have learnt to help you.

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