Our experienced instructors offer two courses designed to meet the needs of outdoor workers:

  • 5 Day FAAW in Extreme Sporting Environments
  • 5 Day First Aid in Hostile Environments

5 Day First Aid in Extreme Situations

Summary

This course will mainly be based outdoors. It follows the same basic outline as a standard emergency first aid course but adds a further 2 days looking at issues specific to mountain, water and extreme climactic conditions.

Who should take this course

Anyone with a responsibility for others in a potentially dangerous outdoor environment. It is of particular interest to paddlers, coaches and guides working in the U.K. and abroad. No previous experience is necessary.

The qualification

Certificates are awarded for this course and are valid for 3 years.

Assessment

Continuous assessment takes place during this course

Content

As for the FAAW 3 Day course, plus: environmental factors, immersion hypothermia, drowning, shoulder injury, repetitive strain injury, remote care, water practicals (you will get wet!), snow blindness and eye injuries, frostbite, heat exhaustion, stretchers, remote care, mountain practicals and related illnesses, suspension trauma.

5 Day FAAW in Hostile Environments

Summary

An in-depth assessment course of [4 days] with realistic practical application of first aid techniques in hostile environments, including defibrillation and oxygen use.

More details to follow.

Upcoming Training Courses

Jul
15
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all-day HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
Jul 15 – Jul 17 all-day
Timings: On each day, the course runs from 9:30 – 4:30 with breaks. Qualification Overview The qualification is designed for those learners already working or preparing to work in industry who have been identified within the company’s risk assessment of First Aid. Topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral questioning, and end of course theory test and practical demonstration. This is an RQF qualification. Further information on this qualification Qualification Structure This qualification consists of two mandatory units, which learners must…
all-day HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
Jul 15 – Jul 17 all-day
Timings: On each day, the course runs from 9:30 – 4:30 with breaks. Qualification Overview Comprehensive understanding of first aid along with an understanding of how important medical/environmental intelligence is when dealing with a range of casualties. This qualification is the ideal course that can be specifically related to specialist roles such as SIA Close Protection Operatives and SIA licensed Door Supervisors, and SIA licensed Security Operatives and anyone who works in remote areas, hostile environments or where there could be mass casualties. It meets the SIA requirements for CP licence/renewals first aid qualification and re/qualification. Further information on this qualification Qualification Structure This qualification consists of three mandatory units, which learners must complete successfully in order to achieve the…
09:30 Highfield Level 3 Award in Emerg... @ IBA UK Headquarters
Highfield Level 3 Award in Emerg... @ IBA UK Headquarters
Jul 15 @ 09:30 – 16:30
Qualification Overview The objective of this qualification is to support learners in becoming emergency first aiders in the workplace. The content of the qualification meets the HSE requirements for training emergency first-aiders in organisations that require staff training to that level. The qualification covers knowledge such as the roles and responsibilities of the first aider and how to assess an incident. The qualification also covers first aid skills in CPR and use of an AED, providing first aid to a casualty who is choking and dealing with external bleeding and hypovolaemic shock. This is an RQF qualification. Further information on this qualification Visit the First Aid in the Workplace course page Qualification Structure This qualification consists of one mandatory unit…
Jul
16
Thu
all-day HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
Jul 16 – Jul 17 all-day
Timings: On each day, the course runs from 9:30 – 4:30 with breaks. Qualification Overview The qualification is designed for those learners already working or preparing to work in industry who have been identified within the company’s risk assessment of First Aid. Topics covered include: the roles and responsibilities of the First Aider; assessing an incident, recognising signs and symptoms of injury and illness, assisting a casualty who is suffering from major injury and illness, chest injuries, spinal injuries and anaphylaxis. The qualification is assessed via on-going oral questioning, and end of course theory test and practical demonstration. This is an RQF qualification. Further information on this qualification Qualification Structure This qualification consists of two mandatory units, which learners must…

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