Wilderness Survival and Awareness - Be ready to survive
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Wilderness Survival and Awareness - Be ready to survive

Learn essential survival skills: from fire building and shelters, to trapping/fishing and surviving an animal attack
4.3 (9 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
326 students enrolled
Created by Jeremy White
Last updated 6/2017
Current price: $10 Original price: $200 Discount: 95% off
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 2 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Learn the essential survival items to always carry with you
  • How to purify water and find food (edibles and trap animals)
  • How to make a survival shelter
  • The best way to build a fire
  • Basic First Aid skills
  • Navigate with a map/compass and sun/moon/etc.
  • Proper clothing to wear
  • Key survival knots to know
  • How to survive an animal attack
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  • Have access to a computer or mobile device to view materials
  • Practice the skills you learn, 'practice makes perfect'

This course teaches essential survival skills, what you need to know to make it out alive in a survival scenario. Emergency situations happen all the time and this course will teach you ways to handle them, such as securing drinking water or treating injuries. 

This course will prepare you for a variety of survival situations and give you the know-how on what to do. You will learn: how to build a fire (and use as a signal fire), finding and purifying water, how to properly dress to stay warm in cold environments, making shelter, surviving animal attacks, how to trap and fish for food and even how to survive a natural disaster.

Lectures are a variety of slides, pictures, and video demonstrations. Also this course will be updated periodically with new material for all students. 

You will learn what to do in the event you are stuck in a emergency situation. These skills can also be applied to many areas of life such as on your next family camping trip. This course will prepare you for the unknown and surviving through it!

LAST UPDATED: April 2017

Who is the target audience?
  • All ages. Those who realize they need to be ready to survive
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
The Art of Survivial
23 Lectures 01:34:08

See if you could survive a survival scenario. Here's a glimpse into what you will learn through this course

Preview 06:21

Learn how to keep warm. Various clothing materials to use and how to dress to protect yourself from the cold

Clothing - how to stay warm

Learn the steps to building a fire, building a signal fire and proper way to extinguish a fire

Fire Building - How to and types of fires to build

Here I'll show you how to build your fire

Fire Building - Demo

Building a signal fire

Preview 01:13

Learn how to properly extinguish a fire so you don't walk away and the fire you 'put out' keeps burning

Extinguishing your fire - Demo

Alternative fire making skill - Battery

Learn some essential knots to use not only in survival but in many scenarios in life

Knots to know

Knots 1 - Demo

Knots 2 - Demo

Learn how to build various kinds of shelters and how to use your environment to your advantage


Here we cover different ways to purify water and ways to collect it. From boiling, solar stills, dug out holes, etc.

Finding and purifying water

How to make your personal Survival Kit

In this section we cover a variety of comment injuries and how to treat them. Injuries like: bee stings, cuts, broken bones, slings, splints, hypothermia, heat stroke, etc.

First Aid skills - know how to treat most common injuries

Learn how to navigate using a map, compass and your environment. Learn how to find north using the sun, stars, moss on trees, etc.

Preview 03:08

Using a compass - Demo

How to use a map and compass - Demo

Here we go over different ways to trap food and catch fish.

Trapping and Fishing - know how to catch game

Learn how to find out if plants are edible with the 'Universal Edibility Test'. Know key plants to look for and stay away from

Finding Edible Plants with the 'Universal Edibility Test'

Know what's going on around you... Learn to think like Jason Bourne and be prepared to respond

Situational Awareness - Think like Jason Bourne

Learn what to do if attacked by an animal. This section covers surviving animal attacks like: bear attack, wolves, shark attack, moose, and others

Surviving an Animal Attack

Know what to do to survival a disaster. What if the power goes out and a raging storm is approach? What do you do in an earthquake? What about a drought? We cover these in this section

Survival a Distaster - What to do...

You may print or scroll through the slides but make sure to have a paper and pencil to write down your answers. Once you've completed the quiz, open the answer sheet to see how you did. Have fun!

The Survival Quiz - Test your skills...
About the Instructor
Jeremy White
4.1 Average rating
33 Reviews
2,152 Students
8 Courses
Survival Instructor

Jeremy White is a current survival instructor, teaching survival skills at schools near his home and travels to teach at camps for kids. Jeremy is an active outdoorsman and has completed many trips (sometimes by himself) into the wilderness and surviving for many days. His training includes with Search and Rescue, Sherif's Dept., and personally taught by a retired United States Air Force survival instructor. 

To compliment his survival training, Jeremy has also learned many things about surviving from his extensive travels around the world. He has learned how to 'survive' in other countries (sometimes by himself) and found ways to travel free and cheap! 

In June of 2015, Jeremy was struck with heart failure and is currently living on a mechanical heart, while he awaits a heart transplant. He is unable to work like he used to however during this time it has allowed Jeremy to put down on paper his skills and training for others to learn from. Also, due to his physical condition Jeremy seeks income from his Udemy course to pay bills and medical expenses. Jeremy would like to say a big thank you to all those choosing to purchase the class.