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Level 3 Outdoor First Aid Course suitable for 18+ years old
Regulated Qualifications Framework Level 3 Award
Qualification title: FAA Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF)
Unit 1 title: Outdoor Emergency Action
Unit 1 code: K/508/3085
Unit 2 title: Outdoor Incident Management
Unit 2 code: M/508/3086
If your assessment of First Aid needs highlights the need for qualified First Aiders in outdoor activity, then this Level 3 qualification will provide you with suitable and highly trained personnel.
This comprehensive two-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available.
This course fulfils the requirements of the First Aid element of the expedition syllabus and it is suitable for the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.
A minimum of 16 hours spread over at least two days.
A range of outdoor First Aid related subjects are covered including:
|First Aid Equipment||Assessment of the situation|
|Prioritising treatment||Environmental factors|
|Dealing with an unresponsive casualty||Bandaging|
|Moving a casualty||Shock (including anaphylaxis)|
|Fractures and spinal injuries||Heart attacks|
|Choking||Control of bleeding|
|Head injuries||Eye injuries|
|Abdominal injuries||Sprains and strains|
|Burns and scalds||Asthma|
|Heat exhaustion||Bites and stings|
Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment.
A three year Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.
A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).
A maximum of 12 students are allowed and must be a minimum of 18 years of age and a certificate can be offered to all, subject to assessment.