Advanced Outdoor First Aid - 24 hours

Advanced Outdoor First Aid - 24 Hours

These courses are for those going to be in sole charge of groups in hazardous or remote places in the UK or Europe. For those who want more first aid knowledge than our standard 2 day Outdoor First Aid course. Find out why we do things, not just what we do.

Core course content below

  • Record keeping and how to present yourself (perception of skill level)
  • Casualty assessment / taking a history / physical examination
  • Wound assessment, burns and blisters
  • Trauma - dealing with fractures (femur splinting) and dislocations in the field
  • Wound cleaning practical
  • Steri-strips & suturing
  • Use of tourniquets
  • Pain management
  • Hydration / fluid replacement
  • Prevention of illness

  • Advanced Outdoor First Aid Course is a 3 day course. If you already have a valid 2 day Outdoor First Aid certificate from a recommended provider you will have an exemption from the first two days of this course and the advanced certification can be taught as a 1 day course.

    Course has a per-requisite of attendance at one of our 2 day outdoor courses. Alternatively

    Our courses meet the HSE standards for 'Due Diligence' for first aid providers.

    Accreditation - The First Aid Training Co-operative is an ISO 9001:2015 certified organisation. You can reply on our quality assured systems for the appropriate training assessment and accreditation of your course. The Co-op is also a member of the Scottish First Aid Association and operative is insured through the Association of First Aiders, whom we are also members.

    We only run these courses for private groups, please Contact Us to book a group course at your venue for group sizes of four people upwards.