Our Outdoor First Aid courses are suitable for any outdoor enthusiast. Hill walkers, climbers, cyclists, wild campers, our course content is aimed at you.
This comprehensive two day, level 3 qualification fully meets the requirements of the HSE. It will enable all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way. The course is specifically tailored to equip participants to handle scenarios where additional emergency help may be some hours away. The course is delivered over a period of 16 hours, ideally spread over two days. The course meets the First Aid requirements of the expedition section of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award.
A maximum of twelve students can attend the course and the minimum age for attendance is 16.
The qualification meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Statement of Good Practice for Outdoor First Aid Training.
The qualification is valid for THREE YEARS from the date of achievement.
A wide range of outdoor related subjects are covered including but not limited to:
Outdoor First Aid Kit - What you should have in your bag/box.
Prioritising treatment - assessment of the situation
Bony injuries - fractures,
Burns and scalds,
Head, chest and spinal injuries,
Diabetes, Asthma, Epilepsy, Shock, Anaphylaxis, Choking
Minor injuries, bites and stings, poisoning
Heart Attack and Angina
Control of Bleeding
Sprains and strains.
Our venues are selected with the outdoor person in mind. Where possible we will be working on a site close to or incorporating camping facilities.We can loan a full range of camping equipment if needed. Our venues are all within easy travelling distance from transport hubs and we can with appropriate notice, arrange collection and drop off at rail or bus stations.
If you have four or more participants and would rather have the course delivered local to you, we can almost certainly accommodate your request.
Contact Glenn on 07801 852319 for more information.
Summative, practical assessment is carried out by the instructor throughout the course together with a written assessment each day. A three year Level 3 award in Outdoor First Aid will be issued upon successful completion of the course.
Our Outdoor First Aid Courses are currently charged at £160 per person (inc VAT).
This includes award certificates, a course manual and dressings for individual use throughout the course.
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