This Outdoor First Aid course combines theory with hands-on practical First Aid exercises whilst simulating injuries found in a variety of outdoor scenarios. You will gain the knowledge and competence to deal with incidents requiring medical assistance within rural and remote settings where immediate assistance is not as easily accessible. This course meets the requirements as laid down in the Health and Safety (First Aid) Regulations, 1981.
Who is this Outdoor First Aid course for?
This course is designed for any individual working in rural and remote settings and who is the designated first aider.
No previous First Aid experience is required.
On successful completion of this course, you will receive an FAIB approved Outdoor First Aid Certificate and the FAIB Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate – both of which are valid for three years.
This course is delivered over 2 days.
What Will I Learn on the Outdoor First Aid course?
• Principles of First Aid and safety
• Dealing with collapse (with and without breathing)
• Unresponsive casualty
• Basic life support
• Seizures, choking and drowning
• Shock, external bleeding and minor injuries
• Torso and limb injuries
• Head, spinal and chest injuries
• Medical emergencies (heart attack, stroke, asthma, diabetes)
• Heat and cold injuries
• Defibrillator training
• Using first aid
• Outdoor specific scenarios
• Outdoor incident management
You will be assessed through ongoing practical assessments with a final end point assessment.