Candidates will learn how to light and maintain a fire using ancient techniques such as ‘bow drill’ fire by friction and traditional ‘flint and steel’ recognise and gather a variety of natural tinder’s for starting your fire, and light a fire even in adverse weather conditions using only natural materials. You will study the following: learn fire by friction (bow drill), types of wood for friction fire lighting, make char cloth, recognise and gather natural tinder, feather sticks, fire lays, fire maintenance, fashion your own ‘bow drill’ set, use of traditional ‘flint & steel’ or ‘strike a light’ and lighting a fire in adverse weather conditions.
Corporate training only
Overview This dynamic new qualification will provide learners with a mix of practical, theoretical and case study learning. From the fundamental principles of combustion science to the presentation of evidence in courts this course will take learners through the methodologies and practice of investigating a variety of fires.