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:

Excellent course delivered by a very professional and knowledgeable trainer
Liz Connelly

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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:

An excellant and practical course which has given me a lot more confidence about setting priorities and being able to make the right decision in difficult siruations. The practical sessions were well constructed to reinforce key learning points.
Donald F Allan, Youth Leader, Cumbria Rungwe Community Link

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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:

Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Brilliant trainer who got the message across in a relaxed manner.
Helen Robinson

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