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FAA Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid

Plymouth

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. As a 16 hour outdoor first aid qualification, it fulfils the pre-requisite for the WSA SUP instructor pathway.


The qualification is designed to provide outdoor incident management skills. Delivery methods are predominantly practical and the course is assessed by continual observation of candidate performance, along with a written assessment on each day. A three year Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment.


Topics include:

  1. Roles & responsibilities
  2. Dealing with collapse (with and without breathing)
  3. Choking
  4. Bleeding
  5. Shock
  6. Major illnesses
  7. Torso and limb injuries
  8. Environmental effects
  9. Heat and cold injuries
  10. Using first aid kit
  11. Outdoor specific scenarios and outdoor incident management
  12. Answering queries such as when or how to remove boots, helmets and looking after a casualty for some hours


This Outdoor First Aid qualification is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear upon the national qualifications frameworks of England and Wales. This course is recognised throughout the UK and is the course of choice for experienced practitioners who use the outdoors.

£120 for adults
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Cancellations

Standard: Guaranteed full refund if cancelling 72h prior.

You will be entitled to a full refund under the following circumstances:

  • If your booking is under £200 and you cancelled at least a full 24h prior to the activity start time.
  • If your booking is over £200 and you cancelled at least a full 72h prior to the activity start time.
  • If the centre cancels the activity at any time.

If the conditions on the day aren’t ideal but the activity is still taking place, refunds & rescheduling will only be provided under special circumstance

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