Outdoor First Aid Training

This course conforms to the requirements of the MLTUK, BCU, RYA and other outdoor governing bodies. On this course we focus on dealing with incidents far from medical help with the minimal equipment you would carry while participating in or leading outdoor activities. Again the emphasis is on practical skills with plenty of hands-on practice including lots of outdoor scenarios.

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REHIS accredited certificate, valid for three years, is issued on successful completion of the course.


This is a one day course delivered in the Scottish Borders, Edinburgh and Lothians.


Scottish Borders, Edinburgh

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Entry requirements

There are no fomal entry requirements however this course is excellent for Duke of Edinburgh Award Leaders, Outdoor Centres, Climbing Walls, ML Award Holders and SPA Award Holders as well as Scout Leaders or anyone interested in working or playing in the outdoors.



Course Content

Our first aid courses are designed specifically for workers operating in outdoor, remote or wilderness environments. The training focuses on problem prevention and effective patient management when access to definitive care is difficult or delayed. This course covers the following:Assessing and prioritising a first aid incidentDealing with the principals of incident managementDealing with an unconscious casualtyCarrying out resuscitation (CPR)Controlling bleeding and managing shockMaintaining communications with police, ambulance, mountain or lowland rescue organisationsMaintaining recordsCarrying out evaluations if necessaryUsing and maintaining first aid kitsUsing alternative first aid methods where first aid kits are not sufficient.


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