outdoor first aid course

Level 3 Outdoor First Aid: 2-day course

If your assessment of First Aid needs highlights the need for qualified First Aiders in outdoor activity, this Level 3 qualification will provide you with suitable and highly trained personnel.

This comprehensive two-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available.

This course fulfils the requirements of the First Aid element of the expedition syllabus and it is suitable for the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.

There is sufficient content in this course to satisfy the requirements of the HSE in respect of Emergency First Aid at Work. An additional certificate can be provided to evidence this to an employer.

A range of outdoor First Aid related subjects are covered including:

Principles of first aid
Basic life support (CPR & use of an AED)
Managing unconscious casualties
Treating anaphylaxis
Treating burns, poisoning and eye injuries
Managing asthma attacks and choking
Managing epilepsy and diabetes
Legal aspects and secondary surveys
Prevention of cross-infection
Breathing management
Assessing and treating wounds & bleeds
Treating shock or sudden poisoning
Treating common major and minor illnesses
Fractures, dislocations and head injuries
Record keeping and equipment use
Managing hypotermia and frostbite

 On-Site Training

We will arrange a date and time to visit your workplace or venue of choice to conduct the training course.

The course tutors and all the training resources required are brought to you.


All you need to do is to provide a room which is large enough to accommodate all the delegates and practical exercises.


We can then take care of the rest!

Contact us to make an enquiry for on-site training and one of our training experts will get in contact to discuss the options with you.

PRICE is £250 per person including all course material, lunch and refreshments.

On-site Training Price
Price is £1523.00 ex VAT for up to 10 learners
(Additional travel expenses may be charged in some areas)


The summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A three year Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required. A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice). 

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