Outdoor First Aid

This qualification is aimed those who may be required to provide first aid in an outdoor environment where help may be up to 2 hours away. Attendees are most commonly outdoor activity instructors. The qualification also meets the requirements for Emergency First aiders, as outlined in the Health and Safety (Firstaid) Regulations 1981 and the Health and Safety (First-Aid) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1982 We also offer a range of ‘bespoke’ first aid training courses to focus on your specific requirement for first aid. Please contact us for more information.

 Accepted by BASI for snowsports qualifications
 Accepted by IASI for snowsports qualifications
 Accepted by SSE for snowsports qualifications

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Qualification Title:
QNUK Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF)

Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN):

Credit Value

2 days or  (16 hours)

16 or over

Valid for;
3 years

Pre Requisties
It is recommended that learners have a minimum of Level 1 literacy or equivalent. This qualification is for those over 16 years of age. All learners must be able to perform practical elements such as CPR on the ground.  There are no other pre-requisites for this qualification.

Course Content Summary
  • Role of the first aider
  • First aid kit contents
  • Accident reporting
  • Primary assesments
  • Administer first aid to the casualty
  • CPR
  • AED Device and how to use one.
  • Seizures
  • Choking
  • Wounds  &  Bleeding
  • Fractures
  • Shock
  • Poisons
  • Burns
  • Anaphylactic Shock
  • Dealing with neck and spinal injuries (working in teams to assist paramedics)
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Heat exhaustion
  • Aquatic scenarios if students are in this environment
  • Other outdoor activity related scenarios focused upon specific sports involved

Course Prices
From; £95 Per Person
Group rates and bespoke courses class size max 12 per trainer, please contact us for more information.

Upcoming Courses

To book a bespoke course for your individual group please contact us