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

Feb
20
Sat
all-day SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi... @ IBAUK
SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi... @ IBAUK
Feb 20 – Feb 21 all-day
Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry (RQF) Course Code: CQ395551 Please note – no new registrations after 31st March 2021 Download full course details or visit the training page. Under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, all door supervisors must hold a licence to practice, issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). To work as a door supervisor you need to apply for a SIA licence. You cannot get your SIA licence without first attending this training course and gaining the Door Supervisor qualification. Once you have your licence you can start earning and have an exciting career in the security industry earning rates of between £8-10 per hr, and salaries…
Feb
27
Sat
all-day SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi... @ IBAUK
SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi... @ IBAUK
Feb 27 – Feb 28 all-day
Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry (RQF) Course code CQ395551 Please note – no new registrations after 31 March 21 Download full course details or visit the training page. Under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, all door supervisors must hold a licence to practice, issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). To work as a door supervisor you need to apply for a SIA licence. You cannot get your SIA licence without first attending this training course and gaining the Door Supervisor qualification. Once you have your licence you can start earning and have an exciting career in the security industry earning rates of between £8-10 per hr, and salaries…
Mar
20
Sat
all-day SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi... @ IBAUK
SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi... @ IBAUK
Mar 20 – Mar 21 all-day
Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry (RQF) Course Code: CQ395554 Please note – no new registrations after 31st March 2021 Download full course details or visit the training page. Under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, all door supervisors must hold a licence to practice, issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). To work as a door supervisor you need to apply for a SIA licence. You cannot get your SIA licence without first attending this training course and gaining the Door Supervisor qualification. Once you have your licence you can start earning and have an exciting career in the security industry earning rates of between £8-10 per hr, and salaries…
Mar
27
Sat
all-day SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi... @ IBAUK
SIA Level 2 Award – Door Supervi... @ IBAUK
Mar 27 – Mar 28 all-day
Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry (RQF) Course code CQ395554 Please note – no new registrations after 31 March 21 Download full course details or visit the training page. Under the Private Security Industry Act 2001, all door supervisors must hold a licence to practice, issued by the Security Industry Authority (SIA). To work as a door supervisor you need to apply for a SIA licence. You cannot get your SIA licence without first attending this training course and gaining the Door Supervisor qualification. Once you have your licence you can start earning and have an exciting career in the security industry earning rates of between £8-10 per hr, and salaries…

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