Level 3 Award Outdoor First Aid (RQF)
A highly interactive training course that provides delegates with the confidence and skills to provide assistance to someone injured or suddenly taken ill until the arrival of a qualified medical expert.
Who is it for?
This qualification will provide the skills, knowledge and understanding to support individuals carrying out a First Aid role in an outdoor environment where help may be up to 2 hours away. Attendees are typically Outdoor Activity Instructors. The qualification meets the requirements for First Aid at Work as outlined in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982.
How long does the Course take?
The course lasts 2 days but can be delivered flexibly to suit a range of different working patterns. Candidates are required to complete an assessment taking place the last afternoon of the course.
What is Covered?
- The role and responsibilities of a first aider
- Managing an incident in an outdoor environment
- CPR including modifications for child and drowning
- Burns and scalds
- Immersion in water
- Secondary survey
- Soft tissue injuries
- Eye injuries
- Head injuries
- Spinal injuries
- Chest injuries
- Major illness
- Medical Conditions
- Bites and Stings
- Effects of heat and cold
How much does it cost??
£147 per delegate. Group discounts available on request.