Intermediate Wilderness Survival
Learn physiological principles key to staying alive as well as how to make fire, stay warm, purify water, & avoid dehydration.
Welcome to Wilderness SurvivalFREE PREVIEW
Staying Warm Outline
Evaporation & Insensible Perspiration
Respiration + The Ultimate Cold Weather Survival "Kit"
Staying Warm Exercise
Staying Warm Q&A
Fire Making Outline
Ferro Rod Fire Starting Tutorial Part 1
Tools for Making Fire
Ferro Rod Fire Starting Tutorial Part 2
Fire Building for BeginnersFREE PREVIEW
Making a Survival Fire
Fire Making Exercise
Fire Making Q&A
Surviving without Water Outline
General Factors Influencing Water Loss
Impact of Weight & Activity on Water Loss
Impact of Clothing on Water Loss
Survival Durations, Distances, & Equipment
Surviving Without Water Exercise
Surviving Without Water Q&A
Preventing Heat Illness Outline
Strategies for Avoiding Dehydration
Causes & Effects of Dehydration
Underlying Causes of Heat Illness
Importance of Salt & Acclimatization in Preventing Heat Illness
Preventing Heat Illness Exercise
Preventing Heat Illness Q&A
Water Purification Outline
Equipment & Recommendations
Contaminants & Remedies
Methods & Techniques
Water Purification Exercise
Water Purification Q&A
I have been teaching wilderness survival at the School of Self Reliance for over 15 years and Fundamentals of Survival is the most comprehensive online program available that will allow any student to become confident in these essential skills.
I have been teaching wilderness survival at the School of Self Reliance for over 15 years and Fundamentals of Survival is the most comprehensive online program available that will allow any student to become confident in these essential skills.Read Less
The curriculum focuses on the basics of survival like how to stay warm, make fire, get water, etc. and that knowledge is relevant know matter where you are. In any true survival situation, there will always be facets that are specific to the climate, geology, and ecology of your specific location and this course addresses how you can properly prepare yourself in the event of an emergency.
This course is self-paced and you can go through the material as quickly or slowly as you prefer. You are allowed to skip material and jump ahead to later chapters if you desire, though for the optimum learning experience this is not recommended as earlier chapters may be foundational to understanding later ones.
There is no expiration date for this course. You are not able to download course materials; however, you can access the course for as long as you like so you can revisit the material at any time.
In addition to the course curriculum listed in the above section, there is a preview so that you can get a sense of what you will learn. Select the "Free Preview" button at the top of this page and then create a new account or login if you have an existing one to view it.
Each chapter has optional assignments that include exercises and quizzes (you can retake the latter as many times as you like) that reinforce the material presented in the lectures so that you can put into practice what you learn.
There aren't any prerequisites or course requirements other than you need to have a computer or smartphone with a browser and internet connection that is sufficient to stream the lecture videos. No previous knowledge of the subject matter is needed so you can be a complete novice.
This course is individual based and hence there is not any interaction with other students.
This course does not offer any CEU's/CEC's.
Once you complete your purchase, there are no refunds or credits issued and your enrolment cannot be transferred to another person.
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