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
Wed
all-day HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
Feb 20 – Feb 22 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…
Mar
20
Wed
all-day HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
Mar 20 – Mar 22 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…
Apr
24
Wed
all-day HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
Apr 24 – Apr 26 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…
May
29
Wed
all-day HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
HABC Level 3 Award in First Aid ...
May 29 – May 31 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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