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Outdoor First Aid - FAA Level 3 Qualification

This is a 16-hour Level 3 Outdoor First Aid course and qualification aimed at anyone who works or enjoys the outdoors.

If you work or plan to work in the outdoors, or if you are just a keen outdoors person, this course will teach you the skills necessary to be confident dealing with accidents and incidents in remote environment and lead to the qualification necessary for instructors in the industry.

The course is delivered by an experienced first aid provider and trainer, degree qualified sports physiotherapist and senior outdoor instructor and will be adapted to suit the needs and backgrounds ot the individuals in the group.

Course Content and what you will learn about:

• What is outdoor first aid • First aid equipment • Summoning assistance • Monitoring • Scene survey • Primary survey • Resuscitation • Respiratory disorders • Wounds and bleeding • Hypovolemic shock • Incident management • Bones, joint and muscle injuries • Head and spinal injuries • Chest and abdominal injuries • Major illnesses • Anaphylaxis • Hot and Cold management • Burn injuries • Eye injuries • Poisoning • Bites and stings

On completion of this course you will be confident and qualified to deal with first aid incidents that may occur in the outdoor environment both out and about or as a job as an instructor.

This course is suitable for anyone working towards or already qualified in the RYA as a sailing or windurfing instructor; British Canoeing instructor; Mountain Leader; Forest and Bushcraft skills; and many more

Course Price Includes:

  • 2 full days of training
  • 1 tutor to 12 candidates
  • Ongoing assessment
  • All equipment
  • An outdoor environment

Accomodation available upon request.

This is a highly practical course and you should be prepared for working and participating in an outdoor environment.


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