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Balmacara

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Isle of Skye

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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, then 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:

First Aid Equipment
Prioritising treatment
Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
Moving a casualty
Fractures and spinal injuries
Choking
Head injuries
Poisoning
Abdominal injuries
Burns and scalds
Diabetes
Hypothermia
Heat exhaustion
Assessment of the situation
Environmental factors
Bandaging
Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
Heart attacks
Control of bleeding
Eye injuries
Chest injuries
Sprains and strains
Asthma
Epilepsy
Frostbite
Bites and stings

CERTIFICATION

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). is the place for you to tell your site visitors a little bit about you and your services.