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

The course is delivered by Outdoor Instructor Paddy Doyle who is a qualified mountain leader, hill moorland leader, winter moorland leader and Mountain bike Instructor level 4.

The course involves the following enjoyable activities:

  • 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

Sign up now and learn new enjoyable outdoor skills, at the end of the course a certificate of achievement will be awarded which can be used as part of your CPD.



12th May 2021- 14th May 2021

(3 Days and 2Nights)


28th July 2021 - 30th July 2021

(3 Days and 2Nights)


Level Entry Level 3 
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 the following courses