Residential at the college

If you want to learn new outdoor skills, Fircroft College can provide the ideal environment. The outdoors will stimulate individuals and teams to operate more effectively in the great outdoors. 

  • Campcraft health & safety
  • Fieldcraft hygiene
  • What kit & equipment to have and carry on fieldcraft camping expeditions
  • How to make basic shelters
  • How to use an emergency shelter
  • How to erect various tents
  • Introduction to basic fire lighting techniques
  • Why teamwork is important in the great outdoors
  • Basic navigational skills
  • Checking weather reports
  • What to take on camping trips
  • Field hygiene

Apply now and learn new enjoyable outdoor skills.


17th June 2022 - 19th June 2022

(3 Days and 2 Nights)

Entry Requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course just a willingness to learn. 


Level 1 

Learning Outcomes 

You will cover the following:

  • Introductory skills which will help you enjoy the outdoors safely
  • Shelters/tents,
  • Navigating
  • Fieldcraft.


You may wish to progress onto our Outdoors for Wellbeing and our A More Sustainable World courses