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ITC Outdoor First Aid Course (16 hours)

Glasgow

Our two day, 16-hour outdoor first aid course is perfect for outdoor leaders, mountain leaders, scout leaders, teachers and youth workers. A wide range of National Governing Body Awards recognises our outdoor first aid course. Including Mountain Training UK, British Canoe UnionBritish CyclingMountain Bike Instructors’ Award Scheme (MIAS)Scottish Rafting Association and Sports Leaders UK. The Institute for Outdoor Learning accredits the course at Band 3.


Perfect for those working and leading groups outdoors. During the course, you will learn the necessary skills to deal with a range of emergencies in a remote environment, up to two hours away from help. You’ll gain an understanding of a variety of medical conditions and how, as a first aider, to treat them. As a result, you will have a strong understanding of the role and responsibility of a first aider. Above all, developing the skills to minimise the impact of the environment on the casualty.

What to bring

Please bring along suitable photographic identification e.g. Driving License, Passport or Student ID etc


You should arrive with clothing suitable for being in the outdoors. We will be outdoors regardless of the weather, so please bring clothing that will keep you dry. You will also be kneeling, lying and rolling on the ground, please ensure that you have clothing that you don’t mind getting dirty or wet. We recommend that you bring the following:

  1. Waterproof Jacket
  2. Waterproof Trousers
  3. Fleece or Soft Shell
  4. Insulated Jacket
  5. Gloves
  6. Hat
  7. Sun cream (we can hope!)
  8. Notepad and pen
  9. Lunch


If you are driving, we would recommend leaving spare clothing in your vehicle. You’ll need to bring your lunch, but we will provide tea and coffee.

Requirements

You must be over 16 to attend this course. 


There are no prerequisite entry requirements to attend this course. However you must be able to read and understand English at SCQF Level 4. This includes straightforward ideas and information presented in writing in order to be able to answer questions based on their content 

£140 for adults

Mon 30th - Tue 31st May
09:30 - 18:00 every day · 7 spaces left
Sat 25th - Sun 26th Jun
09:30 - 18:00 every day · 10 spaces left
Sat 2nd - Sun 3rd Jul
09:30 - 18:00 every day · 6 spaces left


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Cancellations

Rigid: Guaranteed full refund if cancelling 5 days 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 72h prior to the activity start time.
  • If your booking is over £200 and you cancelled at least a full 5 days 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 still takes place, you will not be eligible for a refund.

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