Senior Instructor at Back to Basics. Jonathan holds the Practitioner Certificate in Bushcraft and has trained with some of the best Bushcraft & Survival Instructors in the UK. Trained personally by Dave Watson who is a bushcraft expert and head Bushcraft instructor for the Institute of Outdoor Learning. Jonathan is an Archery GB Instructor, YPS Diploma Tutors Award from the NRSA (air rifles), First Aid Instructor, Fully Insured, First Aid Trained including Outdoor Adventure & Paediatric and Safeguarding trained.
Jonathan has undertaken nurture training and has completed the Theory and Practice of a Nurture Group course and Boxhall profile training and undertakes Boxhall profiles for a number of clients including schools.
Jonathan has a Law Degree, Diploma in Psychotherapy & Hypnotherapy, Raki level 3, Herbalist Diploma and Certificate in Complete Mind Therapy.
Jonathan has had the pleasure in undertaking training with TV’s Bushcraft expert Ray Mears and Jonathan's childhood hero Les Hiddins aka The Bushtucker Man!
Rachael assists Back to Basics with curriculum content and reviews. Rachael is a teacher and holds a BA (Hons) degree and a level 1 Forest school qualification.