The Range Master Course can be delivered at a site of your choice if it has a flat area of 30m+ x 30m+ and is grass.
We currently deliver courses in regions including:
- The Peak District
- East Anglia, close to Thretford Forest
- Staffordshire, Burton on Trent
We are currently revising the calendar regarding dates for each region.
The aim of this course is to provide best practice delivery guidelines for learners wishing to safely instruct others on an axe & knife throwing range for sport or recreational purposes.
The course is designed to provide a standard for safe delivery & coaching as well as ensuring the overall safe management of the range and safety of participants.
This is a 2-day course, requiring a minimum of one overnight stay in the forest and will be self-catering.
Current 16 hr First Aid Certificate
Current Enhanced DBS Check
This course is NCFE CQ Accredited
Upon successful completion of the course and meeting the required criteria, the learner will achieve the following:
The Survival School Level 3 Wilderness Skills Range Instructor – NCFE CQ Accredited
Our qualification has been developed to meet the specific needs of our learners and has been accredited by NCFE demonstrating the quality and rigor.
NCFE are an awarding organisation recognised by the qualification regulators for England (Ofqual, Wales (Qualification Wales) and Northern Ireland (CCEA Regulation). This is an unregulated qualification and is not a nationally recognised qualification.
(If the required criteria is not fully met, the learner will remain as an aspirant, with support where possible until such time a follow-up assessment can be mutually agreed.)
Saturday Itinerary FCHL
07:00-07:30 – Arrival
07:30-08:00 – Welcome Safety Brief
08:00-09:00 – Make Camp & Breakfast (Self Catering)
09:00-09:45 – Legalities, HSE considerations and responsibilities
09:45-11:45 – Range safety, set up & risk assessment
11:45-12:00 – Coffee Break
12:00-12:45 – Target Selection and Maintenance
12:45-13:45 – Equipment selection, inspection & maintenance
13:45-14:45 – Lunch (Self Catering)
14:45-15:30 – Knowledge – questions, practice & consolidation
15:30-17:30 – Effective & safe use of equipment & coaching
17:30-17:45 – Coffee Break
17:45-18:45 – Skills/Knowledge – questions, practice & consolidation
18:45-19:00 – De-Brief
19:00 – Dinner & Down Time (Self Catering)
07:00-08:30 – Breakfast / Break Camp
08:30-11:30 – Safe Management of a Live Range
11:30-12:00 – Coffee Break, Reflection & Review
12:00 – De-brief – Pack up and home time
Minimum Participant Age:
- 18 yrs old
Included in the price:
- Hot water for making your own hot drinks
• NCFE Certification
* Please advise of any special dietary requirements at the time of booking, or state if you wish to cater for yourself.
- Warm Outdoor Clothes
• Footwear suitable for walking in woodland and on muddy woodland trails
• Sleeping Bag (Bivvy Bag Optional)
• Waterproof Clothing as weather dictates
• Water Bottle
• Notepad and Pen (Optional)
• Camera (Optional)
• An open mind and a willingness to learn and share
Not Included in the price:
- Tea’s, Coffee’s & personal snacks
• Main Meals throughout the weekend