£649 ex VAT

Per Person

3 Day

Course Information

Inspire, empower, motivate and lead.....

As the Bear Grylls Survival Academy continues to grow, with courses offered across the UK, Europe & China, the search is on for potential leaders. We are looking for individuals who are not only physically fit, charismatic, motivated and determined, but are also humble, kind, courageous and will empower others.

"Highly recommended for those that want to challenge themselves both physically and mentally. The skills learnt are invaluable in developing self discipline and of course a survival situation! Challenge yourself you wont be disappointed...."
Mark McGregor

Why become a Bear Grylls Survival Academy Instructor?

  • Entry level for Outdoor Instructors
  • Diverse Continued Professional Development
  • Join Bear's team
  • Strongest Outdoor Adventure Brand on the planet
  • Worldwide Work opportunities
  • Learn new skills
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What do you gain from the course?

  • Experience in Water Safety Awareness - following the guidelines set by Rescue 3
  • Accredited BGSA Survival Instructor Award (IOL)
  • Bronze Navigation Award (NNAS)
  • A Bear Grylls Gerber Knife & BGSA Beanie Hat

The primary aim of this course is to recruit and train potential instructors for the Academy. This course is dynamic, fast, tough and compact. It will test you and challenge you, but remember, the aim is to turn you into a BGSA Instructor.

You will attend a combination of both theory and practical lessons, delivered by Bear’s own team of highly experienced, knowledgeable, trained and qualified lead instructors. These Instructors are all adventurers in their own right and experts in their field, all of whom have worked alongside Bear as safety assistants, wilderness location scouts, journey producers or as adventurous activity coordinators.

What do you learn on the course?

  • Wilderness & Survival skills
  • How to coach and teach others
  • Self-Rescue techniques
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Life saving First Aid skills
  • Water Rescue techniques
  • An introduction to dynamic, adventurous activity
"The difference between those who do and those who don't is simple: a commitment to train, practise and improve!"
Bear Grylls
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Forest of Dean

The Christian Adventure Centre, Viney Hill, Gloucestershire, GL15 4NA

These items will all help you to survive! Please note, all of the clothing and equipment that you bring must be appropriate to the environment and the time of year. This is just a guide and you may not require all the kit. Your instructors will let you know what to take out into the wilderness on arrival-any extra kit can be secured at base camp.

…and don't forget a bag full of positive attitude!

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I came to BGSA Instructors Course with no expectations, mainly because of curiosity, as one day I'd like to take my children for 24hr Family Course. I must admit that the reality exceeded whatever I had imagined, considering I'm not that easy to impress with this kind of things after 2.5 years spent in Russian Special Forces. After having completed this course I'm not just going to take my children for the Family Course, I'll also bring my wife along! Just kidding! I'll try to become an instructor at BGSA.