How to become a bushcraft instructor

How to become a bushcraft instructor is the question I will answer to you in this article. Although this kind of job requires many qualifications, it is absolutely interesting and desirable.

If you are adventurous, becoming a bushcraft instructor gives you opportunities to explore the wild a lots. If you are sociable, it is a chance for you to connect with strangers and make new friends. It is so interesting and challenging that why won’t you try it?

To become a bushcraft instructor, you have to satisfy a wide range of requirements on certificate, knowledge and skills. Meeting all these needs is a long and difficult process. Here are some tips for you to do it easier.

Cultivating needed characters

Instructor is a dignified career. Instructors play an indispensable role of our live. They teach us knowledge, contribute to build our personality and prepare us for life.

All of us have many teachers in our lifetime. Maybe you just have a vague memory about them or maybe you have an unforgettable impression on them. Although they are differ from each other,  I am sure that their characters have some basic similarities.

These characters are the ones that a good instructor require. Being a bushcraft instructor is not an exception. You have to cultivate these needed characters.

  • Be humor
  • Be optimist
  • Be patient
  • Be sacrificed
  • Be enthusiastic
  • Be self-confident
  • Be dependable

Practicing and improving your teaching skills

Besides all the specialised knowledge , you should train your teaching skills too. Teaching skills are the methods, the approaches you use to deliver knowledge. It can be said that the more skillful you are, the better bushcraft instructor you become.

It is useless if you have deep knowledge and bushcraft skills but can not transmit them. Goods teaching skills help you present knowledge and students absorb it better. Read More …