Outdoor First Aid (16 Hours)

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Who is this qualification for?

Where an organisation’s needs assessment indicates Outdoor First Aid provision, then those satisfactorily completing this training will be awarded their Outdoor First Aid 16 hour certificate. All training complies with the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 (First Aid Regulations 1981) and resuscitation council guidelines 2015.

Under the current situation, delegates are permitted to complete this training as blended learning. Read the full details and outdoor sectors rational here….

How long will it take?

Delegates should expect to attend 16 hours typically over two long days, excluding breaks.

Topics covered

Training covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the outdoor instructor or outdoor coach and their duties in providing first aid when in remote locations. This includes how to assess an incident and recognising the signs and symptoms of injury and illness. The training includes first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED and assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury such as head, chest injuries & spinal injuries. Wounds and bleeding, burns & scalds, bites & stings alongside recognising and treating medical emergencies such as; severe asthma attacks, diabetic emergencies, anaphylaxis and choking. The training also includes how to recognise & treat; hypo & hyperthermia & near drowning.

Assessment method

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. It is expected that all first aiders attend the HSE recommended annual refresher training in between renewal training annually.

For Groups

For up to 12 delegates

For Individuals

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