16-hour Outdoor First Aid

  • Max Persons: 12
  • Duration: 2 days (16 hours)

Course Summary:

Nationally recognised Outdoor Emergency First Aid and Incident Management courses focus on wilderness first aid and remote first aid training techniques.

The course contents validates the requirements of NGB /coaching awards – ML Summer, MLW, WGL, SPA, MIA, MIC, British Mountain Guide, IML, BASI, BCU, RYA, BOF, MIAS/SMBLA mountain bike awards, Local Cave and Mine Leader. 

Who is this course for?

This remote first aid course is suitable for Forest School practitioners, School Journey Leader, Duke of Edinburgh Leader/Coordinator and MIDAS minibus driver.

  • Follow a systematic approach to incident management in the outdoors
  • Understand unconsciousness, causes and treatment
  • Treat external bleeding, internal bleeding and shock
  • Resuscitation procedures including choking
  • Awareness of current regulations
  • Injury management outdoors
  • Illness recognition and management
  • Managing thermal (heat, cold) problems
  • Incident management scenarios

Successful candidates will be awarded the 16-hour Outdoor First Aid certificate valid for 3 years.

As this course contains the subjects of an Emergency First Aid at Work course an Emergency First Aid at Work certificate can be provided by request (for an additional certificate fee) at then end of the course delivery.

External Accreditation
This qualification is accredited by the SQA (Scottish Qualifications Authority).  It is formed by combining 2 mandatory units of assessment in one coherent training package.

Unit 1 Emergency First Aid Skills: 
This unit can lead to a qualification suitable for Emergency First Aid at Work (HSE) purposes and this additional certificate may be provided by request (for an additional certificate fee) at then end of the course delivery.

Unit 2 First Aid for Outdoor Incident Management: 
Completion of this unit content leads to the Certificate in Outdoor First Aid qualification. 

Duration: 2 day (16-hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

  • recommended annual refresher training;
  • requalification training every three years;

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Further Information

Duration: 2 day (16-hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

  • recommended annual refresher training;
  • requalification training every three years;

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