Emergency Outdoor First Aid - Level 3: 1-day

The course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

Course Summary

FAA Level 3 Award in Emergency Outdoor First Aid (RQF)

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This one-day emergency outdoor first aid qualification is designed for people who are involved in outdoor activities or work in rural locations.

The course covers a wide range of first aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available.

It will provide learners with the skills and knowledge to respond to a range of emergency outdoor situations including summoning assistance, responding to changes in vital signs, administering CPR and blood loss. The qualification meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning band 2 training.

Course Contents

A range of outdoor First Aid related subjects are covered including:

  • What is outdoor first aid?

  • First aid equipment

  • Summon assistance

  • Monitoring

  • Scene survey

  • Resuscitation

  • Disorders of respiration

  • Wounds and bleeding

  • Hypovolaemic shock

 

For a full syllabus or more information, contact us today.

Certification

Practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor, and a three year qualification will be issued to those who satisfy the criteria. In addition, the HSE strongly recommend that all students undergo an annual refresher programme of three hours.

Duration

A minimum of six contact hours in the classroom, consisting of practical and theoretical activities, plus some pre-course activity could be required. Ideally, the course should be run over one day, but can be spread over a longer time period if you so desire, providing it is completed within 4 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.

Further Information

Duration: one-day (6 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessment

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

  • Recommended Annual Refresher Training;

  • Mandatory Requalification every three years by re-taking the one-day course;

  • Option to upgrade to the First Aid at Work 3 day qualification;

  • Automatic External Defibrillation training;

Course Prices

Price per person at our venue:

£69.00 (ex VAT)

Price per group at your venue:

£499.00 (ex VAT)

Further Information

Duration: one-day (6 hours)

Group size: 12 Candidates per 1 Trainer/Assessor

Assessment method: Activities, test paper, practical assessments

Pre-requisite: None

Suggested progression:

  • Recommended Annual Refresher Training;

  • Mandatory Requalification every three years by re-taking the one-day course;

  • Option to upgrade to the First Aid at Work 3 day qualification;

  • Automatic External Defibrillation training;

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