Coronavirus Update - 22nd May 2020

If you have a certificate that you need to renew please note that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have updated their guidance and have extended the deadline for requalification to 30th September 2020.

Please refer to the following page on the HSE website for full details.

During the Coronavirus pandemic our courses may have been cancelled, rescheduled or replaced with alternatives such as online learning. If you are interested in a course or want more information about a course already completed please contact the relevant trainer as their policies will vary. For details of courses already scheduled please look at our course diary page.

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Choosing the right course - Outdoor First Aid courses

In addition to the courses shown below our trainers run a range of other specialised courses - please contact them for further info.

 

ACTIVITY FIRST AID (1 DAY)

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The 8hr Sports First Aid courses are tailored to those that play, coach or work in sport, particularly those who have a duty of care to others in the sporting environment.

This practical training course cover a wide range of first aid emergencies in the sporting environment including how to assess & treat a casualty who is bleeding, unconscious or stopped breathing. We provide participants with the essential skills needed to confidently and safely hold the fort until emergency help arrives.

This course is suitable for those who have a duty of care to others in sport and will be ‘first on scene’ in the event of a sporting accident including appointed persons, players, leisure / gym instructors, personal trainers, parents & volunteers.

What our customers think of this course type:

Ross & Deb provided an excellent course and were hands on with everything and always eager to support and help in difficult scenarios by students.
Kenneth Walker, Senior Football Coach., The Professionals Elite Academy Limited.

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ACTIVITY FIRST AID (2 DAY)

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The 12hr Sports First Aid courses are tailored to those that play, coach or work in sport, particularly those who have a duty of care to others in the sporting environment.

This practical training course develops a range of skills necessary for assessing & treating associated injuries & medical emergencies common to sports including cease to play decisions, record keeping and current regulations.

This course is suitable for those who require a more comprehensive background in sports first aid or work in the professional sporting environment including coaches, trainers, therapists, pitch side first aiders & team managers.

OUTDOOR FIRST AID 2 DAY

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This 2-day Outdoor First Aid course is the national benchmark in outdoor first aid designed to be interactive and flexible to suit those working or participating inadventurous activities in remote UK environments.

The practical training course will develop participants’ confidence & skills for assessing & treating associated injuries & medical emergencies on water, rock & land necessary to stabilise a casualty until a rescue team arrive. The training draws strongly on outdoor scenarios to provide hands-on experience in assessing & treating a casualty outdoors.

The course is delivered over a minimum 16hrs & 2-days. It is suitable for awards such as Single Pitch Award, Mountain Leader Award, Mountain Instructor Award, Mountain Instructor Certificate, Guides, Local Cave & Mine Leader Award, Cave Instructor Certificate, Trail Cycle Leader Award, Mountain Bike Leader Award & Snowsport Instructors.

Our courses are approved and recognised by all UK Outdoor National Governing Bodies including, Mountain Training UK, British Orienteering, British Caving Association, British Cycling & British Association of Snowsport Instructors.

What our customers think of this course type:

Pete is an enthusiastic tutor who provided a varied and interactive learning experience. I have done about 12 first aid courses in the last 30 years. This was definitely in the top 2 of those. I found it easy to learn from Pete and valued his experience and the way in which he was always able to answer my questions. I felt challenged, though in a supportive and fun atmosphere.
John Wright, Director, Symbiosis Learning and Development Ltd

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OUTDOOR FIRST AID 1 DAY

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This 1-day Outdoor First Aid course is ideal for outdoor enthusiasts including mountaineers, hill walkers, climbers, canoeists, kayakers, cavers, mountain bikers & outdoor instructors / coaches requiring only an 8hr Outdoor First Aid Certificate.

The practical training course will develop participants’ confidence & skills for assessing & treating a casualty in a semi-remote environment until further help arrives.

The course is suitable for the Duke of Edinburgh Award and coaching qualifications including Canoe & Kayak (Paddlesport) Coaches, Dinghy Sailing Instructors, Basic Expedition Leadership Award, Orienteering Coaches & Cycle Coaching. Our courses are approved and recognised by the UK Outdoor National Governing Bodies including Sports Leaders UK, British Orienteering, British Canoeing, Royal Yachting Association & British Cycling.

What our customers think of this course type:

Luke was a very good instructor - they can make or break a course like this - and he made it absolutely engaging, informative and enjoyable. I would certainly come back and strongly recommend this course to anyone!
Rebecca Elizabeth Chapman

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CYCLING FIRST AID

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First Aid for cycling

MANAGEMENT OF CATASTROPHIC BLEEDING

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MANAGEMENT OF CATASTROPHIC BLEEDING

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SPORTS FIRST AID

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