Outdoor First Aid Course

What Is The Course?

This course is suitable for anyone 16+ who wants to learn first aid in outdoor activities. This level 3 qualification will provide you with suitable and highly trained staff. The course is suitable for a large range of outdoor practitioners. Including: Forest school teachers, mountain leaders and guides, mountain bike coach, ecologist and rangers, wilderness first aid, duke of Edinburgh, orienteering coaches, paddle sport instructors, Snowsport instructors, forestry workers, remote working, aquatic first aid, scouts, and outdoor groups.

The 2 day Outdoor First Aid course is a comprehensive course covering potential scenarios you may find yourself in. There is sufficient content in this course to satisfy the requirements of HSE in respect of Emergency First Aid at Work (EFAW). Additional fees may apply for an EFAW certificate.

The course is delivered as a combination of indoor and outdoor training. The indoor training covering the theory side and taking place in a classroom setting. The outdoor training will be delivered on proximity to the indoor training. Practical elements will be completed outdoors.  Your ability is assessed throughout the day using a range of quizzes, questioning, games and scenarios. 

We can deliver the training on site. A pre course assessment of your premises will be completed.

On completion of the course a certificate will be emailed to you which is valid for 3 years. 

Course Content:

  • First Aid Equipment
  • Prioritising treatment
  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
  • Moving a casualty
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Choking
  • Head injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Abdominal injuries
  • Burns and scalds
  • Diabetes
  • Hypothermia
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Minor injuries
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Environmental factors
  • Bandaging
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Heart attacks
  • Control of bleeding
  • Eye injuries
  • Chest injuries
  • Sprains and strains
  • Asthma
  • Epilepsy
  • Frostbite
  • Bites and stings

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