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16 hour Outdoor First Aid
2 Day(s)

Roundwood Roundwood, Nr Brokerswood Holiday Park, Westbury BA13 4EH, UK
Start Date
Start Time
9:00 AM
End Time
5:30 PM
16 hour Outdoor First Aid
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Our 16 Hour IOL approved OFAW course 

Note: This is a 2 day course - over 2 consecutive days.  The  day that appears on the calendar is the first day of the course.  Sessions run from 0900-1730

Course Description:

THE BEST – MOST RELEVANT – MOST ENGAGING COURSE IN WILTSHIRE! And accredited through the Institute of Outdoor Learning.

A comprehensive 16 hour, Band 3 qualification following the Institute of Outdoor Learning’s framework – Suitable for D of E Leaders, Forest School Leaders, and Outdoor Instructors (Mountain Leaders, SPA, HML’s) who work in remote settings (up to 2 hours from help).

– Leading to a nationally recognised first aid qualification

– Delivered by professional first aid instructors

– Run in the great outdoors

– In depth first aid manual for each participant

– Practical assessments throughout the course

– First Aid Certificate valid for 3 years

Course Overview – At the end of the course participants will be able to:

– Assess and prioritise a first aid incident

– Deal with an unconscious casualty

– Carry out resuscitation (CPR) to adults / children & infants

– Recognise and respond to choking to adults / children and infants

– Control bleeding and manage shock

– Deal with injuries to bones, muscles and joints

– Deal with a casualty suffering burns and scalds

– Manage eye injuries

– Deal with casualties overcome by fumes or suffering from poisoning

– Recognise and deal with symptoms of hypo / hyperthermia

– Deal with a broad range of common injuries and illnesses until the arrival of medical care – especially in a remote area and water based settings – including methods of moving casualties

– Maintain first aid records

– Electric shock

– Specific issues relating to working with infants and children – including asthma, anaphylactic shock, febrile convulsions and recognition of meningitis

– Use and maintain first aid kits

– Practical usage of outdoor equipment in first aid scenarios

– These courses will incorporate a variety of outdoor scenarios to cement learning and give the participants a chance to share experiences / ideas / good practice

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Roundwood, Nr Brokerswood Holiday Park, Westbury BA13 4EH, UK

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