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The ITC Outdoor First Aid course is one of the most respected first aid courses, suitable for anyone either working or playing in the outdoors. Suitable for those needing a first aid course to maintain their NGB awards and anyone seeking a more in depth knowledge of how to treat a wide range of medical emergencies in more remote locations where help could be several hours in coming. Your instructor on this course is a former GP with years of outdoor experience, and there will be plenty of time for hands-on practice.

ITC Outdoor First Aid SCQF Level 6

 Duration: 16 Hours over 2 days

Course contents:

  • Care of unconscious casualties
  • Resuscitation of adults, children and infants
  • Use of an AED (defibrillator)
  • Choking
  • Drowning
  • Wounds, severe bleeding and shock
  • Fractures, dislocations and sprains
  • Splinting
  • Head injuries
  • Spinal injuries
  • Burns
  • Heart attacks
  • Stroke
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Seizures
  • Diabetes
  • Poisons
  • Hypothermia and heat exhaustion
  • Lyme disease and Weil’s disease
  • HSE regulations

Location: Over Stowey in Somerset. 
Cost: £125 per person

Course dates:

  • 16-17 January 2020
  • 15-16 February 2020
  • 12-13 March 2020
  • 23-24 April 2020
  • 20-21 May 2020
  • 29-30 June 2020
  • 24-25 September 2020

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ITC Advanced Outdoor First Aid course

The Advanced Outdoor First Aid course starts where the Outdoor course finishes and takes you to a deeper understanding of many conditions and introduces many new topics. One major theme of the course is developing skills in looking after a casualty for a longer period of time – suitable for more remote environments. Previous attendance of the Outdoor Course is a requirement, and indeed to get the most out of the course candidates should be completely familiar with the contents of an Outdoor Course.

Duration: 16 hours over 2 days
Location: Over Stowey in Somerset
Cost: £140 per person

Course dates:

  • 23-24 March 2020
  • 1-2 October 2020

 

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