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

Jan
22
Sat
all-day Highfield Level 2 Award for Door... @ IBAUK
Highfield Level 2 Award for Door... @ IBAUK
Jan 22 – Jan 23 all-day
Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry (RQF) Please see the course page for details. Duration Courses are delivered over three consecutive weekends. (Saturdays and Sundays). Plus distance learning for Unit 1 before attending this training.
Jan
29
Sat
all-day Highfield Level 2 Award for Door... @ IBAUK
Highfield Level 2 Award for Door... @ IBAUK
Jan 29 – Jan 30 all-day
Highfield Level 2 Award for Working as a Door Supervisor in the Private Security Industry (RQF) Please see the course page for details. Duration Courses are delivered over three consecutive weekends. (Saturdays and Sundays). Plus distance learning for Unit 1 before attending this training.
Feb
4
Fri
all-day Highfield Level 3 Award in First...
Highfield Level 3 Award in First...
Feb 4 all-day
Please check documentation for relevant course entry requirements. This is a blended course, incorporating e-learning and a one-day practical session. Please check the web page for further details, or get in touch. Discounts are applied for bookings of more than one candidate — the more candidates book, the more you save! 25% off for bookings of 12 or more.
13:00 Highfield Level 2 Award for Secu...
Highfield Level 2 Award for Secu...
Feb 4 @ 13:00 – 17:30
Please check documentation for relevant course entry requirements. This course is delivered by blended learning, with only one hour attendance to complete the 50 mins of Top Up Training Multiple Choice Exams. Please check the web page for further details, or get in touch. Discounts are applied for bookings of more than one candidate — the more candidates book, the more you save! 25% off for bookings of 12 or more.

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Call us: 01793 855090