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Outdoor First Aid Courses

helecopter rescueReact First runs Outdoor First Aid Courses for a wide range of groups from British Mountain Guides and Forest Schools Leaders to Geologists and Teachers running D of E.

All our trainers feel at home in the outdoors and understand the issues, dilemmas and judgments required when dealing with incidents in potentially hostile, remote environments.

If you have any questions about the ability of our outdoor first aid courses to fulfil insurance, governing body or employer requirements please email or call with details of their requirements and we will be happy to tell you which course is the most suitable for your needs.

All our first aid qualifications provide certificates which are valid for 3 years. CPR is taught in accordance with the current UK Resusciation Council Guidelines.

In-house Training

If your workplace is more remote than the office we can provide you with the training that you need. If you need your staff to hold the standard HSE First Aid at Work or Emergency First Aid at Work certificates but they work in the Outdoors please contact us with your requirements. We can run courses which cover the required content for both the certificate that you need and the environment that your staff work in. We can provide courses with dual certificates. As well as our popular 2 day Outdoor First Aid course there is also a 1 day Outdoor First Aid course which we run for groups but which we don't offer as an open programme. Same for the Advanced OFA. Details of all these courses are listed below. To arrange a outdoor first aid training for your group please call us on 0207 193 2608 or email info@reactfirst.co.uk 

Open Course Programme

For our two most popular courses; the 2 day (16hrs) Outdoor First Aid and the 2 day Forest School First Aid, we run an open programme in Central London for individuals to attend. Twice a year we also run the 16hr Outdoor First Aid course in the French Alps, near to Chamonix.

Choose from the list of dates below and book your place online now.

16hr Outdoor First Aid Course - 2 days

/media/coursedescriptions/library/course-summary-outdoor-first-aid.jpgThis is our most popular public first aid course. With 16 contact hours of training, delivered over 2 days it is taught by trainers who are at home in the outdoors and understand the issues, dilemmas and judgments required when dealing with incidents in potentially hostile, remote environments.

Suitable for: Mountain Leaders (ML, WML, MIA, MIC, IML), Climbing Instructors (SPA), Ski Instructors (BASI), Mountain Guides (BMG), Canoe and Kayak Instructors (British Canoeing), Mountain Bike Instructors (MIAS), Duke of Edinburgh's Award Leaders, Field Assistants. Anyone spending time in the outdoors or wilderness environments through recreational, voluntary or work related activities.
Available with an optional, additional, Emergency First Aid at Work qualification.

Course Details - 16hr Outdoor First Aid Course - 2 days

The next 3 courses with public places

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December  Thurs 3 & Fri 4

09:00-18:00

Sallanches, nr Chamonix, French Alps
(venue details)
£170.00
+VAT
Course Full
December - Sat 12 & Sun 13

09:00-18:00

Shadwell Basin Outdoor Centre, London, E1W 3TD
(venue details)
£170.00
+VAT
Dec - Mon 14 & Tues 15

09:00-18:00

Sallanches, nr Chamonix, French Alps
(venue details)
£170.00
+VAT

The next 3 courses with public places

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December  Thurs 3 & Fri 4

09:00-18:00

£170.00
+VAT
Course Full
Venue: Sallanches, nr Chamonix, French Alps
December - Sat 12 & Sun 13

09:00-18:00

£170.00
+VAT
Venue: Shadwell Basin Outdoor Centre, London, E1W 3TD
Dec - Mon 14 & Tues 15

09:00-18:00

£170.00
+VAT
Venue: Sallanches, nr Chamonix, French Alps

Forest School First Aid with Paediatric Training - 2 days

/media/coursedescriptions/library/course-summary-forest-school-first-aid.jpgThis enjoyable and highly practical two day Forest School First Aid course is a must for all Level 3 Practitioners and those supporting Level 3 Practitioners.

The course is about treating both adults and children as you will also be responsible for adult helpers and staff. As many practitioners also work in an Early Years setting we also cover infants to allow us to award an ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) certificate in addition to the 16hr ITC Forest School First Aid certificate.

We run open courses in London for individuals to attend (upcoming dates below) or we can come to you and run a group course on-site if you have a larger number of staff to train.

 

Course Details - Forest School First Aid with Paediatric Training - 2 days

The next 3 courses with public places

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January - Thurs 21 & Fri 22

09:00-18:00

Islington Ecology Centre, Gillespie Park, N5 1PH
(venue details)
£170.00
+VAT
February - Thurs 11 & Fri 12

09:00-18:00

Islington Ecology Centre, Gillespie Park, N5 1PH
(venue details)
£170.00
+VAT
March - Sat 20 & Sun 21

09:00-18:00

Shadwell Basin Outdoor Centre, London, E1W 3TD
(venue details)
£170.00
+VAT

The next 3 courses with public places

(more courses)

January - Thurs 21 & Fri 22

09:00-18:00

£170.00
+VAT
Venue: Islington Ecology Centre, Gillespie Park, N5 1PH
February - Thurs 11 & Fri 12

09:00-18:00

£170.00
+VAT
Venue: Islington Ecology Centre, Gillespie Park, N5 1PH
March - Sat 20 & Sun 21

09:00-18:00

£170.00
+VAT
Venue: Shadwell Basin Outdoor Centre, London, E1W 3TD

ITC Advanced Outdoor First Aid - 16+ hrs

/media/coursedescriptions/library/course-summary-advanced-outdoor-first-aid.jpgUp to 24 Hours From Help? This course is for private groups only. Before starting this course all participants in the group must be familiar with the ABCDE accident procedure and have a knowledge of the basic techniques for dealing with collapse, bleeding, shock and damage.

The course is designed especially for the outdoor person who may be away from immediate help for some time.  It builds upon previous knowledge enhancing casualty monitoring techniques and extending incident management skills. 

It is assessed and has 16 contact hours so it still covers the requirements of Outdoor Instructor awards, making you advanced at the basics and skillful at techniques.

Course Details - ITC Advanced Outdoor First Aid - 16+ hrs

Emergency Outdoor First Aid - 1 day

/media/coursedescriptions/library/course-summary-emergency-outdoor-first-aid.jpgFor private groups only. 1 day Emergency Outdoor First Aid. Covers essential life saving techniques in the context if an outdoor environment where injury may play a more important role than illness.

A one day course which runs from 09:00 - 18:00.

Level 3 Award in Emergency Outdoor First Aid (RQF).

Course Details - Emergency Outdoor First Aid - 1 day