Activity and Outdoor First Aid training courses
Wilderness first aid training course
Scenario based training
Outdoor and activity instructors first aid 16hrs
This outdoor and activity instructors first aid course has been designed specifically to cater for the challenges of supervising and guiding clients in an outdoor and water based environment. The course will involve an element of workshop and scenario based training in locations used by commercial adventure companies. Along with outdoor first aid skills we will also look at standard operating procedures and incident management to help to make sure your clients are offered the best possible care in a major incident.
CA First Aid specialise in Outdoor and Wilderness first aid and this tailored course has been designed for people involved in outdoor instruction and guiding clients.
Our course is delivered by full-time outdoor professionals who have a number of governing body awards and understand the risks involved in adventure activities. Our instructors have served or are serving members of Mountain Rescue and Fire and Rescue Service teams around Scotland.
Along with their outdoor qualifications all our instructors are trained to a very high standard of advanced Outdoor and Wilderness First Aid techniques. This experience and expertise allows us to deliver Outdoor First Aid training which is both relevant and practical for an outdoor environment.
We regularly provide courses for the Glasgow Climbing Centre, Splash white water rafting, Nae Limits, Glenshee Snow Sports School, Outlook Expeditions and Gulabin Lodge Outdoor Centre.
All of our outdoor first aid courses are fully compliant with all the National governing body awards schemes including
Along with the practical and water based scenarios this outdoor and activity instructors first aid course will provide you with the necessary skills to provide first aid treatment to casualties in remote environments were assistance from the emergency services may take some time and will cover the following.
1. The roles and responsibilities of a first aider
2. Incident assessment
3. Management of an unresponsive casualty who is breathing normally
4. Management of an unresponsive casualty who is not breathing normally
5. Assisting a casualty who is choking
6. Management of a casualty who is wounded and bleeding
7. Management of a casualty who is in shock
8. How to manage a casualty with a minor injury
9. How to conduct a secondary survey
10. Administering first aid to a casualty with injuries to bones, muscles and joints
11. Providing first aid to a casualty with suspected head and spinal injuries
12. Assessing and treating a casualty with a suspected chest injury
13. Treatment for a casualty with burns and scalds
14. Treatment of an eye injury
15. Communications and summoning help without a phone
16. Electric shock and burns treatment form lightning strikes
Additional outdoor instructor training
- Severe bleeding indirect pressure
- Crush injury
- Lymes Disease
- Suspension trauma
- Treatment of Blisters
- What to do if you have no communications
- Basic casualty evacuation planning
- Improvised splinting
- Improvised stretchers
- Managing risk
- Casualty management
10-11th Dec 2015 Perthshire
Cost per person £120
Group bookings are bespoke and tailored to the requirements of the client depending on the activities they are involved in please call for a quote