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Course Two

ITC Award in Outdoor First Aid and Incident Management

If you work or play in some of the more remote and rural parts of the UK this qualification is designed to meet your needs. It assumes you are more than 30 minutes away from immediate assistance and for those of you with Outdoor national Governing Body Instructor Awards, this is likely to be the minimum First Aid requirement you need to maintain your licence.

This course also meets the requirements for the Institute for Outdoor Learning Statement of Good Practice for Outdoor First Aid Training at Band 3..so that’s good!

Topics include how to manage an incident when it happens, roles and responsibilities of a first aider, how to deal with a collapsed casualty (and whether they are breathing effectively or not), choking, bleeding, shock and seizures. Also included is major illness, injuries to the torso and limbs and environmental effects. Scenarios are outdoor specific and include incident management, looking after a casualty for some hours, boot and helmet removal and first aid kit suggestions.

The nitty gritty there is a minimum 12 – 16 hour instructor contact time with a 1:12 instructor ratio. The course can be delivered over multiple days but individual sessions must be 2 hours long or more and completed within a set time period. The certificate is valid for 3 years.

Assessment by continual observation throughout the course.

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Other Standard Courses Include

First Aid for Sport, Exercise and Fitness (this is ideal for Young Coaches)

Basic Life Support and the Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation and the Use of an Automated External Defibrillator

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First Aid Borders Ltd offers regulated and accredited first aid training from “Mountainside to Pitchside”.

We work regularly with outdoor instructors and sports coaches and within industry often working with gamekeepers, tradesmen and office workers.  Our courses are recognised by all NGB’s in the Outdoor and Sports sector in particular we are a provider for the Scottish Youth Football Association.

Our courses are delivered by highly trained and experienced trainers often with a background in Mountain Rescue.  All trainers focus on their candidates becoming “Advanced at the Basics”. We have a well researched and practiced method behind our teaching, this allows us to build confidence and skills while making training great fun.

Book a Course

4/5th November 2017

Outdoor First Aid: Glentress Forest, Scottish Borders | £120pp – 15% discount available for volunteers in the outdoor sector, please ask!

25/26th November 2017

Outdoor First Aid: Glentress Forest, Scottish Borders | £120pp – 15% discount available for volunteers in the outdoor sector, please ask!

20/21st January 2018

Outdoor First Aid: Glentress Forest, Scottish Borders | £120pp – 15% discount available for volunteers in the outdoor sector, please ask!

17/18th Feb 2018

Outdoor First Aid: Glentress Forest, Scottish Borders | £120pp – 15% discount available for volunteers in the outdoor sector, please ask!

17/18th March 2018

Outdoor First Aid: Glentress Forest, Scottish Borders | £120pp – 15% discount available for volunteers in the outdoor sector, please ask!

19/20th May 2018

Outdoor First Aid: Glentress Forest, Scottish Borders | £120pp – 15% discount available for volunteers in the outdoor sector, please ask!

Greygables, Springwood Rd

Peebles, EH45 9HB, UK

info@firstaidborders.com

07894 442814