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2 Day Outdoor First Aid Training Course

Aberdeen City Council - Education and Children's Services

Saturday, 27 May 2017 at 09:00 - Sunday, 28 May 2017 at 17:00 (BST)

2 Day Outdoor First Aid Training Course

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CPD Programme 2016-2017

2 Day Outdoor First Aid Training Course

Council Values:

Which of the values is this event linked to?

Fostering a workplace where every employee is valued and given the opportunity to play a full part; Raising performance to a higher standard; Delivering modern, effective, efficient and accessible services to the people of Aberdeen.

Professional Standards:

Which elements of the new GTCS Professional Standards is the event linked to?


SFR=Standards for Full Registration; SCLPL – Standard for Career Long Professional Learning; SLM=Standards for Leadership & Management


What skills and/or knowledge will the event cover?




A 16 hour, practical, scenario based course designed as an introduction to first aid in an outdoor or remote environment.  The course is very practical and the Trainer uses a mixture of outdoor scenarios to simulate injuries found in a variety of outdoor incidents. During these scenarios, you experience being a first responder and a casualty giving a more rounded learning experience.


- Aims and Principles Of First Aid, Safety, Infection Avoidance

- Incident Management, Assessing and Managing Your Casualty In The Outdoors

- Unresponsive Casualties, Basic Life Support and CPR, Recovery Position, Seizures, Choking, Drowning

- External Bleeding, Shock, Minor Injuries (Geared Towards a Remote Environment)

- Injuries to Bones, Muscles And Joints (Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains And Strains)

- Head and Spinal Injuries, Chest Injuries

- Burns

- Tick Borne Infection

- Anaphylaxis

- Medical Emergencies (Heart Attack, AED – Defibrillator Training, Stroke, Epilepsy, Asthma, Diabetes)

- Cold Injuries Including Hypothermia - Other Outdoor Environmental Hazards, Hyperthermia

- First Aid Kits

Expected Outcomes:

What can I, and ultimately the young people I work with, gain as a result of me attending this event?

All participants who complete the course will receive First Aid certification for a period of three years, and will enable participants to confidently deal with emergency first aid situations in the outdoors.

For those within Aberdeen City Council the cost is £80, the cost for people from out with Aberdeen City Council is £100.

Event Co-ordinator:

Mark Pain

Training Provider:

Adventure Aberdeen

Max. no. of participants:


Min. no. of participants:


Target Personnel:

School staff and volunteers who will be supervising and / or accompanying Duke of Edinburgh Award expeditions





Sat 27th & Sun 28th May

9 – 5pm (both dates)

Adventure Aberdeen

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Adventure Aberdeen
Fairley Road
AB15 8PZ Aberdeen
United Kingdom

Saturday, 27 May 2017 at 09:00 - Sunday, 28 May 2017 at 17:00 (BST)

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