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Outdoor First Aid course (16 hours)

Outdoor First Aid course (16 hours)

The 16-hour Outdoor First Aid course is designed for individuals who operate in remote and wilderness areas, this 16-hour Outdoor First Aid course is essential for those who may find themselves delayed in providing care due to the environment. The course prepares participants to handle prolonged emergency situations until help can be reached.
Course Type: On-Site Group Booking
Course Price: £995
Course Period: 2Day(s)
Course Type : On-Site Group Booking |
Course Price : £995 |
Course Period : 2 Day(s)

Course Overview

  • Vital Signs: Monitoring breathing, consciousness, temperature, and skin color.
  • Incident Management: Systematic approach to first aid incidents using the ABCDE method.
  • Airway Management: Managing unconsciousness and ensuring safe airway positions.
  • Breathing and Circulation Issues: Addressing choking, internal and external bleeding, and shock.
  • Injury Treatment: Managing injuries to head, spine, chest, abdomen, pelvis, limbs, and using remote improvised techniques.
  • Environmental Considerations: Managing hypothermia, hyperthermia, and cold-related injuries.
  • Casualty Monitoring
  • CPR and AED Use: Including protocols for adults and drowning situations.
  • Common Illnesses: Managing asthma, diabetes, epilepsy.
  • Other Illnesses: Awareness of diseases like Weil’s disease and Lyme disease.
  • Regulations and Safe Practice

In-House Training The course can be delivered on-site for groups up to 12. A suitable space is necessary to accommodate practical activities safely.

Booking this course equips you with the skills necessary to provide effective first aid in outdoor and challenging environments, enhancing your readiness and safety protocols.



£995 per group of up to 12 learners. The fee covers all instructional materials, equipment required for the training a First Aid Manual, and certification.

Course Type

The Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF) is a regulated and nationally recognised qualification designed for people acting in unsupported outdoor roles such as Outdoor Activity Leaders, Bushcraft Instructors, Canoe Instructors or Duke of Edinburgh assessors who run activities where medical help could be up to a few hours away.


Participants who complete the course earn the Qualsafe Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF) certificate, valid for three years. The course includes 16 contact hours of hands-on training with no written exams, relying entirely on practical competency evaluation through active participation in all taught procedures.

Our Accreditations

First Aid Industry Body

The First Aid Industry Body (FAIB) is a leading first aid training accreditation body. Their courses are recognised by the Health & Safety Executive (HSE). Our first aid at work courses are accredited by the FAIB.


The Federation of First Aid Training Organisations (FOFATO) represent over 400 first aid training providers throughout the UK. A FOFATO member displays you meet a level of due diligence with regards to training standards.

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Registering with an Ofqual awarding organisation like Qualsafe ensures that the training you receive is of the highest quality, and that the qualifications we provide are accredited through a government-approved and nationally recognised qualification.

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