LEVEL ONE - LEADING BUSHCRAFT

Demonstration, description and leading - the bushcraft leader can describe methods and demonstrate techniques to individuals and groups allowing them to participate safely. ​

Venison preparation
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Fish preparation

LEVEL TWO AWARD

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Fire preparation

Fire

  • Can demonstrate and describe a variety of safe and effective ways to prepare and build a fire.
  • Can demonstrate and describe a variety of safe and effective ways to create an ember​ or flame​.
  • Can run a​ safe and engaging ​fire lighting session and understands the principal​s​ of leave no trace.
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Tools

  • Can demonstrate and describe safe and effective ways to use a knife, axe and saw.
  • Can demonstrate and describe the use of a knife, axe and saw for specific tasks.
  • Can demonstrate and describe safe and effective maintenance of knives, axes and saws.
Woodland shelter

Shelter Building

  • Can demonstrate and describe a variety of safe and effective ways to construct shelters from man made materials.
  • Can demonstrate and describe a variety of safe and effective ways to construct shelters from natural materials.
  • Can run a​ safe and engaging​ shelter building session and understands the principal​s​ of leave no trace.
Fish gutting and prep

Feather, ​F​ur and ​F​in

  • Can demonstrate and describe a variety of safe and effective ways to prepare fish and small game.
  • Can demonstrate and describe a variety of safe and effective ways to cook​​ fish and small game.
  • Has sufficient knowledge of and can describe the species, habitat and ​habits of a variety of animals.
Instructor training

Site Management

  • Can demonstrate and describe a variety of safe and effective ways to maintain a site.
  • Understands completely and can demonstrate and describe the principals o​f​ leave no trace.
  • Can communicate to a group the importance of sympathetic use of a site and the ethics of leave no trace.
Bushcraft youth group

Group Management

  • Can effectively communicate to a group how to keep themselves safe and comfortable in a bushcraft environment.
  • Has been observed planning and delivering a range of bushcraft activities.
  • Can provide information​ and engage and enthuse ​participants to ​encourage future bushcraft participation.