This qualification builds upon the role of Outdoor First Aider in the more rural and remote areas of the British Isles where professional emergency assistance may be more than 10 minutes away. It can be tailored for mountain, snow, water or cave sport

This course is designed especially for the outdoor person who may be away from immediate help for some time. It covers requirements for the outdoor national governing body Instructor awards, making you advanced at the basics and skillful at techniques. It builds upon previous knowledge enhancing casualty monitoring techniques and extending incident management skills.

All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes. The EFAW course fully meets the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

This is a Regulated First Aid course

Candidates will have had previous experience of Outdoor First Aid training and prospective candidates are to be advised that they should have should have literacy and numeracy competency appropriate for the qualification

 

Due to the nature of this course it is only available as a Group Booking. If you want to attend as an individual  we can take your details to be added to a waiting list but be advised that this course is only occasionally run.

 

Course Duration (excluding breaks)

18 hours

Maximum students per course

Minimum age

16

Individual Price

n/a Group Bookings only

All courses are delivered, evaluated and quality assured to meet the new guidelines set out by the HSE in October 2013 and meet the requirements of the First Aid at Work (First Aid) regulations 1981 and subsequent 2016 changes. The EFAW course fully meets the UK and European Resuscitation Council Guidelines 2015 as per the HSE requirements.

Topics include:  Managing incidents safely, proactively interpreting vital signs, dealing with unconsciousness in hostile environments, resuscitation adult/child urban/remote, aed, improvisation and managing injury and illness, dealing with the environment, scenario based outdoor training, disaster planning and triage.