Who is this qualification for?
Where an employers needs assessment indicates outdoor first aid provision, then those satisfactorily completing this training will be awarded their Outdoor First aid certificate (16 Hours). The training complies with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (First Aid Regulations 1981).
For up to 12 delegates
When joining us
How long will it take?
Delegates should expect to attend 16 hours typically over two long days, excluding breaks.
The topics covered align to the IOL Band 3 level and therefore meets the needs of a range of outdoor National Governing Bodies, including Mountain Training, British Cycling, British Canoeing & the Royal Yachting Association.
Fears of First Aid
Asking Permission to Help
Chain of Survival
Stop Think Act
Adult Bag Mask (optional)
First Aid Kit
Dealing with an Emergency away from EMS support
Deciding to move a patient or not
Basic Life Support
Adult, Child, Infant CPR
Conscious Adult, Child, Infant Choking
Unconscious Adult, Child, Infant Choking
Types of Bleeding
Secondary Care Ongoing Assessments for Injury and Illness
RICE – Strains, Sprains and Soft Tissue Injuries
Heat and Cold Emergencies
Epilepsy and Seizures
This qualification is assessed by a practical demonstration and taking a final multiple-choice online theory exam. Final outcome will be pass or fail. Certification issued is valid for three-years.