Coronavirus Update - 29th September 2020

If you have a certificate that you need to renew please note that the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have updated their guidance on the deadline for requalification of certificates. The

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

You can also read a summary of the requirements as provided by the First Aid Industry Body (FAIB).

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:

I really enjoyed the day and I felt very supported by Ross. He had a lovely kind accepting manner. Without sounding offensive to the training system; I have attended many of these training session which are often not looked forward too. Yesterday however was the best first aid training day I have ever had. Well organised, brilliant pace, details and examples were given when ever asked. Most importantly Ross got information across to us without seeming superior or making us feel inferior. He had a great sense of humour which made me feel comfortable to ask questions even if I thought they sounded a little silly. Many, many thanks.
Craig Russell Walkden, Drama Teacher, Ullswater Community College

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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:

Really enjoyed the course, I was expecting to learn lots of stuff about how to deal with broken ankles/legs head injuries that I might get climbing. But putting all the heart attack/stroke/diabetes stuff in context makes me see that this is probably more useful. Learning how to prioritise breathing/neck injuries was particularly interesting. Cheers for a good weekend. Andy
Andrew Blackett

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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:

To anyone with any feelings on not being confident enough to complete this course should have no fears. The skills learnt could be life changing.
Ron Eadington

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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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