Work or play away from the city or in remote environments? Perhaps you enjoy walking, climbing or exercising outside and need to know a bit more about looking after someone where help might not just be around the corner. After all, when people need help outside, there are a few extra factors you’ll need to take into account.
This Life Saving Training course has been created for outdoor instructors, Duke of Edinburgh and Scout Leaders and participants, teachers and anyone who enjoys being in the outdoors. This course prepares participants to be able to manage incidents in remote locations for prolonged periods where help may not just be a few minutes away. This course also validates National Governing Body Awards including Mountain Leader (ML), Single Pitch Award (SPA), Walking Group Leader (WGL), Basic Expedition Leader Award (BELA), Mountain Bike Leader, Canoe/Kayak Coach etc. The course can be tailored to the individuals on the course.
A Health and Safety Executive (HSE) recognised Emergency First Aid at Work certificate can also be provided if requested before the start of the course.
This Outdoor First Aid qualification is externally regulated and meets the necessary standards to appear upon a national qualifications framework.
No previous experience is required to take part in this course.
What’s covered on the course?
- The role of the first aider
- Special considerations for the first aider
- Vital Signs
- Incident Procedure – ‘Primary Survey’
- Incident Procedure – ‘Secondary Survey’
- Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
- Record keeping
- First aid kit advice
How to recognise and deal with:
- Sprains and strains
- Breaks and fractures
- Bites and stings
- Minor injuries
- Common illnesses
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