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Outdoor First Aid

 

Our most popular outdoor first aid option is the two-day REC Level 2 course which fulfils the requirements of the major outdoor National Governing Bodies for first aid training (e.g. MLTUK, BCU), certificated through Remote Emergency Care.

We also deliver the two-day Forest Schools First Aid course covering paediatric topics in the context of outdoor and woodland education, certificated through ProTrainings and endorsed by TQUK. Please contact us for more details.

Finally, we can tailor the 6-hour Emergency First Aid at Work qualification for those working in the outdoors who do not have NGB qualifications.

REC Level 2

Aimed at outdoor professionals and enthusiasts and those who work in remote environments, this course covers both life-saving skills and also care for more common problems that happen in the outdoors, such as blisters, dehydration and hypothermia.

The course is interactive and assessed through both practicals and outdoor scenarios, and the accredited certificate lasts for three years.

Topics include:

  • Definition and principles of First Aid
  • Incident management
  • Unconscious casualties and the Safe airway position
  • Choking
  • Asthma
  • Bleeding and shock
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Angina and Heart Attacks
  • CPR and the safe use of a Defibrillator
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Fracture management
  • Managing head and spinal injuries
  • Wound management
  • Burns
  • Diabetes, Seizures and Strokes
  • Hypothermia and Heat Stroke

Cost:

£120 per person including an outdoor manual and an accredited certificate valid for 3 years (min. 6 and max. 12 participants). Private group rates on request.

Location:

We can run the course at any suitably sized venue or can source a venue for you at your cost, if required.