Outdoor First Aid Level 3

Course details


This 16 hour course is ideal for anyone wishing to become a first aider involved in outdoor pursuits including hill walkers, outdoor activity enthusiasts, instructors and professionals working in outdoor environments .

Learners must be physically able to carry out first aid training/scenarios outdoors. This course satisfies the requirements of relevant outdoors qualifications National Governing Bodies such as MLTS and BCU and fully covers the Emergency First Aid at Work syllabus.

  • The Roles and Responsibilities of a First Aider/Accident Reporting
  • Patient Assessment
  • The Unconscious Casualty
  •  Resuscitation
  • The Choking Casualty
  • Bleeding and Wound Management
  • Shock Management including Hypothermia
  • Minor Injuries
  • Bone, Muscle and Joint Injuries
  • Heart Attack/Angina
  • Head and Spinal injuries
  • Stroke
  • Seizures
  • Asthma
  •  Discussion of specific outdoor related injuries
  • Emergency equipment for use outdoors
  • Outdoor scenarios