Basic Fire lighting Course


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What is it?

The basic fire lighting course is a step by step walk through, of the subject of lighting and maintain fire succesfully. There are many ways of achieving fire in the wild and this course is perfect to give you a comprehensive range of methods. Learn the diffrent trees and wood qualities and how fire systems vary according to needs such as cooking and warmth. Lighting a fire is a ancesttial privalidged that once mastered gives much reward.

1 day course – start 10am, end 4pm. Break for lunch.


The skills you experience on our fire lighting course


Preparing a safe fire site.

Understanding the fires needs.

Tinders and preperation.

Wood choice and preperation.

Safe use of tools – bushcraft knife, axe and saw.

Ignition systems – conventional and tradition including fire by friction.

Preparing and building the fire for all weathers.

Lighting and maintaing fire.

Enjoying the fire safely.


What do you need for the course?

Basic outdoor footwear and clothes suitable for the season and weather on your course. Waterproof and windproof jacket and trousers. Pack lunch and water bottle. Please feel free to bring a camera or method of recording your experience.

What does it cost?

Adult booking £84.

Where are the course location near you?

Our 1 day courses can be found nationwide – if your looking for a course near you, please find more info on our REGIONAL COURSES page.

All the dates are available for this course in the booking link options.

How do you book?

Please select a date and location for your intended course and complete the online booking process below by clicking on the “Select options” link.

Your spaces on the course are confirmed once full payment is received. If you need assistance or have any concerns regarding this course, please email the


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