16 hour outdoor first aid course
Outdoor Activity First Aid (16 hour course) including level 3 outdoor remote paediatric first aid.
This course will run over two days and will include and a thorough interactive review of all modern first aid techniques and theories. The content of the course will include: primary survey and CPR techniques for adults, juniors and babies, secondary survey, spinal injury care, safe activity design and procedures, outdoor incident management plus recognition and treatment for all major medical issues including Cardiac conditions, Respiratory issues, Head injuries and many other medical situations.
With a focus on outdoor activities this course is ideal for anyone leading groups in the outdoors or in charge of groups in any location. Primary and Secondary teachers, DofE co-ordinators, Land based and Water based Activity Instructors as well as volunteers and coaches in outdoor sports will all find this course useful and interesting.
The course will run over two consecutive days starting at 9.30 am and finishing at 4.30 pm with a short homework to complete on the middle evening.
Simon Hammond will be running these courses. He is an Outdoor Professional with over 30 years of experience in the Outdoor Industry, based in Bude, Cornwall. He is qualified with Mountain Training’s MIA award, British Canoeing’s Level 5 Coach award and has been training and assessing Surf Lifeguards for the last 20 years with SLSGB. he has been running this Outdoor First Aid course for the last 2 years and has received fantastic feedback.