EST Level One Courses

EST Level One Courses

Level 1 Survival and Outdoor Training Courses within the EST structured training programme from Original Outdoors

Below are all of the Level 1 EST courses currently offered by Original Outdoors. Full details of each course can be found on the individual course pages, and you can learn more about the Environmental Survival Training Framework here.

Navigation Stream

Work and Industry Stream

Search Operations Stream

Campcraft Stream

Survival Stream

Level One EST courses require no previous subject experience and are suitable as entry-level training for all EST Training Streams.

Full details of each course is listed on the pages linked to above, but if you require a bespoke course or training solution please get in touch directly.

search operations technician course
woodmaster camp craft course

EST Training Classification System

CodeLevelDescriptionAssessment
EST L11Entry-level training course where no previous subject training is required.
None
EST L22Intermediate – level training course where previous subject training has occurred.None
EST L33Advanced-level training course where significant previous subject training has occurred.Assessment
EST L44Training for delivery of L1-L2 courses within the EST Framework.Assessment + Logbook
EST L55Training for delivery of L1 -L3 courses within the EST Framework. Assessment + Logbook
EST L5A5 (L3 Assessor)Bolt-on training for independent assessment of L3 courses. Assessment + Logbook
EST L66Training for delivery and assessment of L1-L4 courses. Assessment + Logbook + Observation
EST L6A6 (L5 Assessor)Bolt-on for assessment of L5A courses.Assessment + Logbook + Observation
EST L77Assessment of Level 6 + 6A candidates.Assessment + Logbook + Observation

EST Terrain Classification System

CodeLevelDescription
EST T11Urban and peri-urban areas where hard surfaces, buildings, street lighting and utilities are present
EST T22Gardens and enclosed fields, parkland, hedgerows and small woodlands. Mixed surfaces.
EST T33Large areas of vegetation with limited tracks and access, including heathland and forests below 300m above sea level (ASL)
EST T44Moorland and rolling, open farmland and unenclosed areas below 600m above sea level
EST T55Mountainous and moorland terrain above 600m ASL, forested and densely vegetated areas above 300m ASL OR T3-T4 terrain more than 1.5 km from point of normal vehicle access
EST T66Areas 3-5m from a significant area of moving or still water OR a steep drop of more than 1.8m
EST T77Areas less than 3m from a significant area of moving or still water OR a steep drop of more than 1.8m
EST T88All areas T1-T7 where permanent or temporary environmental factors make it significantly more hazardous than the average conditions for the average UK/temperate classification of that terrain (desert/arctic/high altitude/jungle/etc)

Who are we?

Original Outdoors is an established outdoor activity and training provider in North Wales.
We are passionate about the outdoors and share this through our training courses, activity days activity days and outdoor services.

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Maes Gwyn
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LL15 1UL

+44(0)1824 703 121 (Office)

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