The course will provide learners with the skills and knowledge to respond to a range of emergency outdoor situations including summoning assistance, responding to changes in vital signs, administering CPR and blood loss. The qualification meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning band 2 training. The qualification is valid for three years from the date of achievement.
A range of outdoor First Aid related subjects are covered including:
• What is outdoor first aid?
• First aid equipment
• Summon assistance
• Scene survey
• Primary survey
• Secondary assessment
• Disorders of respiration
• Wounds and bleeding
• Hypovolaemic shock
This course is designed for those who attend or are involved in sporting events in any capacity. This includes coaches, managers, referees, players, spectators and any other involved adult. The course concentrates on the most common sporting injuries such as strains, sprains and head injuries. Areas covered include:
Understand the role of the first aider including reference to:
This course provides learners with guidance on catastrophic bleeding control, including dealing with the inherent dangers associated with the use of tourniquets and haemostatic dressings whilst administering First Aid in a high-risk working environment. All learners must hold an in date Level 3 Emergency First Aid or Level 3 First Aid at Work qualification. A range of subjects are covered including: Equipment
Handover to the emergency services