Activity First Aid
About the course
Our two day Activity First Aid course is specifically designed for the types of injuries that occur in outdoor activities such as heat related illnesses and musculoskeletal injuries.
The course covers the following topics:
Day 1 (6 hours)
The role of the First Aider
Managing an emergency
Communication and Casualty Care
The Primary Assessment
Day 2 (6 hours)
Recap of Day 1
Fractures, Dislocations, Sprains and Strains
Head, neck and back injuries
Chest and abdominal injuries
Major illnesses – heart attack, stroke, epilepsy, diabetes and asthma
Extremes of heat and cold
Throughout the course students are assessed in various ways, including:
Multiple choice question papers
This course would be ideal for:
- Youth leaders, especially those working in outdoor fields such as Scouts or Guides
- MOD-sponsored cadet force leaders, as this course meets the requirements of Pam 21-C
- Duke of Edinburgh leaders and participants
- Those undertaking sports awards or outdoor events awards, such as climbing instructors
- Others with an interest in outdoor pursuits
Our Activity First Aid course is 12 hours, excluding breaks, over a minimum of two days.
Courses usually assemble ready to begin at 9am and finish each day at 5pm with breaks throughout the day. Students must attend the whole course to be able to receive their certificate.
On successful completion of the course, students are awarded an Activity First Aid certificate which is valid for three years. Annual refresher training is highly recommended.
The cost of this course is £119.99 per person or £1199.00 for a group of up to twelve in your workplace. In addition to the trainer and teaching materials, the course price includes:
- A full colour manual covering all of the topics from the course
- A training pack to take home and practice your new skills
- Light refreshments
- Certificate expiry reminder service
- Access to a range of online resources