Outdoor First Aid Advanced

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Who is this qualification for?

This training course focuses on more advanced first aid skills, which includes additional interventions and management of serious incidents. This is with the expectation of longer term management of the casualty at the scene. Occupations that use this training, include Outdoor Education Centre staff, The Fire & Rescue Services, Close Protection Security Operatives. This training meets the standards required for SIA Close Protection Officers.

The fees below include:

  • access to online learning platform
  • Foundation Material for Immediate Care manual (you may choose hard copy or E-Copy)
  • three days of face to face training
  • all assessments
  • ongoing support throughout the course
  • Individuals joining us at our training centres may select on-site full board accommodation at £25 per night

We deliver this training at your UK venue for group bookings or individuals may join us at our approved training centre located in Gloucester, Gloucestershire.

Group Rate

For up to 8 delegates

For Individuals

joining us

Qualification Details

Course Title: TQUK Level 3 Award for Initial Person on the Scene of an Incident (RQF)

QAN: 603/5085/4

Level: 3

Credit Value: 4

Previous experience?

No previous first aid experience is required to enrol on to this training. Delegates are required to hold both English and IT skills at level 2 or above to join this course.

How long will it take?

Students will complete 13.5 hours of online learning prior to joining our team of clinical trainers. The online learning covers all the key areas of knowledge and theory required before attending your practical and immersive three-day’s of face to face training. The face to face training takes place in realistic outdoor conditions utilising our trusted method of immersive with practical step wise skills approach developing the first responder.

Course content

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The Pre Hospital Environment

  • The role of the First Responder
  • Minimising risk of infection
  • Consent
  • Principles of Scene Management

Casualty Assessment

  • Mechanism of Injury
  • Patient Assessment
  • Communicating with patients
  • Primary survey and assessment
  • Safe moving and handling

Respiration and Airway Management

  • Recognition of respiratory problems
  • Advanced airway management – Oral, Nasal and Laryngeal Airways
  • Choking
  • Use of suction
  • Oxygen Administration– Delivery systems and SpO2

Basic Life Support

  • Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation – to current UK guidelines
  • Paediatric CPR


  • Automated external defibrillation

Circulation and Shock

  • Recognition and initial care of haemorrhage
  • Catastrophic Haemorrhage – including the use of tourniquets and haemostatics
  • Shock
    • Cardiogenic
    • Neurogenic
    • Hypovolaemic
    • Septic
    • Anaphylactic


  • General Bone / Joint injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal & Pelvic injuries 
  • Chest injuries
  • Burns
  • Eye Injuries


  • Heat Stroke & Dehydration
  • Hypothermia

Medical Related Emergencies

  • Heart attack/angina
  • Diabetes
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Asthma – including additional remote protocols
  • Anaphylaxis – including additional remote protocols
  • Poisoning
  • Sepsis

Assessment method

This qualification is assessed by practical demonstrations, verbal questioning and a final online multiple-choice theory exam. Outcome is Pass or Fail.

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