Trueways Survival School operates courses in a wide variety of UK training locations. Sites range from remote moorland areas, through dense woodlands and forests, coastal and beach sites and urban course training sites. Our UK locations span the UK from as far north as Aberdeen in Scotland, down through Cumbria, North Yorkshire, Stafford, Gloucester, Surrey, Hampshire and into Devon.
All Trueways training sites have been hand picked to ensure absolute suitability to the courses in which they run, providing a diverse variety of habitats, wild foods and climates throughout the year.
Why Choose Trueways?
Trueways Survival offers survival and outdoor preparation courses to suit any taste or at any level of experience. Our courses are designed to take the beginner from those very first steps all the way to training in our Global Environments Training packages. Trueways is the only Survival School in the UK with the expertise capable of and offering training anywhere in the world using only their own staff. Let our experience provide you with Real Skills for Real Situations.
Trueways survival courses offer participants the opportunity to learn and practice the skills and techniques needed to survive without the comfort and convenience of four walls and a supermarket! As well as being highly fun and rewarding, these acclaimed courses are based upon the tried and tested methodology of Trueways most senior team member – none other than bestselling SAS Survival Expert John “Lofty” Wiseman, so everything that is taught, demonstrated and explained has the highest level of authority.
Lofty Wiseman's is one of the world's foremost experts on survival. His teachings, including multi-million best selling book, 'The SAS Survival Guide' is used the world over as reference by everyday people and experts alike and can be found in 18 languages. Trueways and Lofty also produced the best selling 'Trueways Survival Skills with Lofty Wiseman' DVD as well as the SAS Survival Guide iPhone and iPad apps and the 'Trueways Survival Skills' playing cards.
Trueways survival training begins with an introduction to the basic elements of survival, then steadily develops and expands upon this groundwork as students gain more knowledge, experience and confidence. All Trueways courses are hands-on and practice-based, and students will apply their skills with increasing independence as they move forward in the programme:
- Survival psychology
- Basic survival equipment
- Shelter siting and construction
- Fire making and maintenance in all conditions
- Heat management and conservation
- Signalling and rescue
- Water acquisition and treatment
- Food identification, acquisition, testing and preparation
- Navigation without aid
Trueways UK Survival Courses run year-round and most course vouchers are valid for one year (extensions available at extra cost). Course attendees receive a Trueways Survival Tin at the begining of each course and a certificate on completion.