Our 2 Day, 16 Hour Outdoor First Aid course for Forest School Leaders and Outdoor Woodland Learning Practitioners is specifically designed for the requirements of the sector.

Developed by our Forest Schools expert, this course removes the ‘remote’ aspects of our standard Outdoor First Aid 2 Days course, and instead emphasises care of young people in an outdoor environment.

First Aid Requirements for Forest School Leaders

Forest School Level 3 Leaders are required to have a 2 day / 16 Hour first aid certificate that specifically deals with child-specific issues in the outdoor or woodland environment.

Our course satisfies these requirements and includes young child-specific issues such as:

  • Child-specific life signs
  • Child CPR
  • Child Choking
  • Child illness

As standard, this course does not include Paediatric first aid content. It concentrates on nursery age children and older, as well as adult helpers. If you require content specifically dealing with babies or infants in an outdoor environment, please contact us to discuss your requirements.

It includes many practical outdoor incident scenarios, which can be tailored to the environment in which your outdoor learning takes place. That might be the forest, beach, or simply in the playground.

Why Choose the First Aid Training Co-operative?

Our Forest Schools and Outdoor Woodland Learning First Aid course has been developed in partnership with the Forest Schools Training Co-operative, experts in the field of outdoor learning for young people.

So you know the course will be exactly what you need if you work in this sector.

Our ISO9001 registration, robust quality assurance process, experience and expertise in the outdoor sector, and ability to deliver courses anywhere in the country makes us the first choice supplier.

Private or ‘In-house’ Courses

We regularly deliver this course to private clients at their venue for groups of between 4-12 people. Delivered at a time and place to suit you, and tailored to your outdoor learning location.

Public Courses

We run public Outdoor First Aid for Forest Schools courses as demand dictates. Register online for your preferred course dates using the calendar below.

    We don’t currently have any public courses of this type scheduled. Please contact us to enquire about private course availability.

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