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
See if you could survive a survival scenario. Here's a glimpse into what you will learn through this course
Learn how to keep warm. Various clothing materials to use and how to dress to protect yourself from the cold
Learn the steps to building a fire, building a signal fire and proper way to extinguish a fire
Here I'll show you how to build your fire
Learn how to properly extinguish a fire so you don't walk away and the fire you 'put out' keeps burning
Learn some essential knots to use not only in survival but in many scenarios in life
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.
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.
Learn how to navigate using a map, compass and your environment. Learn how to find north using the sun, stars, moss on trees, etc.
Here we go over different ways to trap food and catch fish.
Learn how to find out if plants are edible with the 'Universal Edibility Test'. Know key plants to look for and stay away from
Know what's going on around you... Learn to think like Jason Bourne and be prepared to respond
Learn what to do if attacked by an animal. This section covers surviving animal attacks like: bear attack, wolves, shark attack, moose, and others
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
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!
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.