ITC Certificate in Outdoor First Aid 16 hr. Ideal and recommended for all DofE Leaders and for any one doing their Gold DofE or wanting a GAP year
This qualification is accredited by by ITC and is OFQUAL regulated. It is the only Outdoor First Aid qualification that is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear upon a national qualifications framework.ML, BCU, BASSi RYA.
The outdoor environment nearly always means that the casualty has to be looked after for a longer time scale than is typical in an urban setting. This course is designed to meet the needs of those working away from immediate assistance in the remote and wilderness regions, or just where it might take longer than 20 mins for the emergency services to arrive
It is taught by trainers who are fully at home in the outdoors and understand the issues, dilemmas and judgements required when dealing with incidents in potentially hostile, remote environments.
Certification is dependent on successful continuous assessment of the candidate, there is no final examination. Those who successfully complete the course are awarded a certificate that is valid for three years. The certificate entitles the candidate to be a First Aider for 3 years from date of issue. No previous first aid experience is required to attend this course.
This course is accredited by ITC.