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    “Brilliant course, great pace and very relevant to our environment. Didn’t waste our time with elements which we didn’t need. The trainer was fantastic and very informative. Would highly recommend!”
    Countrywide Telecoms, Guildford

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    “Trainer was excellent, full of knowledge from real life experience! Very engaging, good pace and created a great learning environment”
    Round and Round the Gardens Childcare, Woking

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    “Really enjoyed it!” - “Great trainer, thank you!” - “Superb!” - “Trainer had great knowledge and kept it enjoyable” - “Great course – highly recommend! Very enthusiastic trainer"
    Surrey Research Park, Guildford

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    “It is part of my role to book training for staff and then read feedback forms in order to be able to find the most suitable course and in all honesty, I have been here for nearly 5 years and this is the first time I have seen so much written on feedback forms, especially positive comments”
    Guildford Borough Council

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    “By far the best first aid course I’ve been on!” Childminder, Horley
    “An excellent refresher of my first aid skills. Derek taught the course brilliantly, with real enthusiasm and wit”
    Hampton School, Greater London

The two day 16 hour Remote Outdoor first aid course is designed to ensure that you have the skills and knowledge to administer first aid in any outdoor or mountain emergency which may occur in remote conditions. The course content is primarily based in the outdoors and recreates emergency scenarios to test your knowledge of responding to an incident where help is not immediately available. The course meets the requirements of many National Governing Bodies including:

  • Mountain Leader Training England (MLTE)
  • International Mountain Leader (IML)
  • British Canoeing
  • British Association of Snowsport Instructors (BASI)
  • Snowsport England
  • Duke of Edinburgh
  • Mountain Biking
  • Scouts Association
  • Girl Guiding

The course is held just outside Guildford, in Puttenham, which is accessed easily by the M3 and M25:

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Who was this course designed for?

This course is ideal for anyone leading outdoor expeditions, including Duke of Edinburgh leaders, ski and snow instructors, Guide and Scout Leaders and many other outdoor activities. 

Course content

The course covers the following content:

  • Primary assessment
  • Recovery position
  • Resuscitation
  • Choking management
  • Management of an unconscious casualty
  • Secondary assessment
  • Major trauma
  • Head, chest and internal injury
  • Spinal recovery position
  • Hypothermia
  • Acute mountain sickness
  • Cold related injuries
  • Management of fractures
  • Common medical emergencies

Course duration

16 Hours, this is typically delivered over two 8 hour days.

Assessment

Competency based training and continuous observation by the trainer.

Certification

Successful candidates will receive a certificate which is valid for three years and a level 3 award.

How to book

Groups - If you are interested in booking this course for your group at your venue please fill our our group booking enquiry form.

Individuals - We also run this course at our public venue, please check availability on our public course dates page.

Cost

Please send us an enquiry to receive a tailor made quote.

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Why choose us?

  • Over 20 years experience
  • We meet the requirements of OFQUAL & OFSTED 
  • HSE recognised courses
  • Experienced trainers from the medical and emergency professions
  • Specialist training
  • A name you can trust

How we Train

  • Interactive
  • Realistic
  • Practical scenarios
  • Fun and engaging