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Emergency First Aid for the Outdoors

This course is designed for those working in the outdoors.  It fulfils the requirements of all National Governing Bodies such as BASI, Snowsport Scotland, BCU, MLTB etc.

Participants are assessed on essential elements of the course.  Successful candidates are awarded a certificate valid for 3 years.

 PowerPoint presentations, discussions demonstrations and video are used to present simple theory.  This is combined with a significant amount of practical work, indoor scenarios and outdoor scenarios to ensure that first aid techniques are fully understood and can be applied in a variety of situations.  Each participant is provided with a comprehensive first aid manual.

Course Duration Content
Emergency First Aid for the Outdoors 2 Days (16 hours)
  • Action at an emergency
  • Managing an unconscious casualty
  • Choking
  • CPR
  • Shock
  • Wounds and bleeding
  • Bandaging and slings
  • Fractures
  • Hypothermia
  • Common medical emergencies
  • Indoor and outdoor scenarios