Outdoor First Aid Emergency Action Level 3

This qualification is designed to meet the needs of grounds based outdoor worker or supported outdoor practitioner in the UK. This Outdoor First Aid Emergency Action qualification is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear upon the national qualifications frameworks of England and Wales.

It is suitable for workers in rural and remote settings and will maintain the license to practice for those with some Outdoor National Governing Body Instructor awards.

The course meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Statement of Good Practice for Outdoor First Aid Training Framework at Band 2.   This is hosted upon the Institute for Outdoor Learning website.

All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes.

This is an Accredited Course. It is designed to provide First Aid training for those working in an outdoor environment.

There are no prerequisite entry requirements for this qualification.

Prospective candidates are to be advised that they should have should have literacy and numeracy competency appropriate for the qualification.

This course is run by and certified by 4 Minutes Training on Cascade’s behalf.

Course details

Course Duration (excluding breaks)

8 hours

Maximum students per course

12

Minimum age

16

Individual Price

£80

Group price

£550

Group Pricing assumes that the Client provides a suitable training venue


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Syllabus

The syllabus is as follows:-

  •  Understand the scope of first aid in the outdoors.
  • Be able to interpret vital sign information whilst responding to an emergency incident in the outdoors.
  • Be able to assess an emergency incident in the outdoors.
  • Be able to respond to an incident involving an unresponsive casualty with normal breathing, in the outdoors.
  • Be able to respond to an incident involving an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally, in the outdoors.
  • Be able to respond to an incident involving a choking casualty in the outdoors.
  • Be able to respond to an incident involving blood loss in the outdoors.