Outdoor First Aid - Level 3: 2-days

This course covers wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way.

Course Summary

FAA Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF)

Award in Outdoor First Aid at SCQF Level 6

If your assessment of First Aid needs highlights the need for qualified First Aiders in outdoor activity, then this Level 3 qualification will provide you with suitable and highly trained personnel.

This comprehensive two-day 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.

This course fulfils the requirements of the First Aid element of the expedition syllabus and it is suitable for the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.

There is sufficient content in this course to satisfy the requirements of the HSE in respect of Emergency First Aid at Work. An additional certificate can be provided to evidence this to an employer.

Course Contents

This course covers a range of topics, including (but not limited to) the following:

  • First Aid Equipment

  • Assessment of the situation

  • Prioritising treatment

  • Environmental factors

  • Dealing with an unresponsive casualty

  • Bandaging

  • Moving a casualty

  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)

  • Fractures and spinal injuries

  • Heart attacks

  • Choking

  • Control of bleeding

  • Head injuries

  • Eye injuries

  • Poisoning

  • Chest injuries

  • Abdominal injuries

  • Sprains and strains

  • Burns and scalds

  • Asthma

  • Diabetes

  • Epilepsy

  • Hypothermia

  • Frostbite

  • Heat exhaustion

  • Bites and stings

  • Minor injuries

 

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

Certification

Assessment is ongoing by the instructor along with a multiple choice question paper, and a three year qualification will be issued to the learner, subject to assessment.

Duration

A minimum of 12 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 two days, but can be spread over a longer time period if you so desire, providing it is completed within 9 weeks of starting the course and the training sessions last for a minimum of two hours.

Further Information

Duration: two-day (12 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;

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

  • Automatic External Defibrillation training;

Course Prices

Price per person at our venue:

£139.00 (ex VAT)

Price per group at your venue:

£899.00 (ex VAT)

Further Information

Duration: two-day (12 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;

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

  • Automatic External Defibrillation training;

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