Outdoor First Aid Courses in Devon & Other Areas

Outdoor First Aid Courses in Devon & Other Areas

Outdoor First Aid Courses with VIXON Climbing

Outdoor First Aid This 2 day (16hr) Outdoor First Aid course is for those of you who spend time in the outdoor environment professionally or recreationally. We tailor the whole course based on examples and contexts that are relevant to adventure sports and outdoor activities. So this first aid course is ideal for Outdoor Instructors, DofE Leaders, Forest School Leaders, Scout Leaders, Forestry Workers and Adventure Sports participants in general. We organise courses for groups in any area and also run scheduled courses on Dartmoor.

This is also the only Outdoor First Aid qualification that is externally regulated and meets the standards to appear upon a national qualifications framework, it is recognised by the Institute of Outdoor Learning and it is the course that Instructors need to validate their Outdoor NGB Awards. So this First Aid course is appropriate for CWA, SPA, WGL, ML, MIA, BCU, MBL, and other qualification holders.

Our Next Dates…

If you would like to book a place on one of our scheduled courses on Dartmoor then grab your diary, the next dates are…

2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 20/21 Dec 2016 – £120
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 19/20 Apr 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 02/03 May 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 20/21 Jun 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 18/19 Jul 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 15/16 Aug 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 12/13 Sep 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 10/11 Oct 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 14/15 Nov 2017 – £125

Pick your date then contact us to book a place either via the form at the bottom of the page, or alternatively email: hello@vixon-climbing.com or call us on 07792 370 344

What does the ITC Outdoor First Aid at Work Course Cover?

Outdoor First AidThe Priorities of First Aid – What’s important to do and when!
Incident Management in the Outdoor Environment – What are you going to do if help is a few hours away?
Treatment of an Unconscious Casualty – Someone’s ‘out of it’, what are you going to do?!
Safe Airway Positions – How to give them the best chance of breathing safely
Resuscitation (CPR) – The biggy! What to do if someone stops breathing
Shock – This can be a killer, tips for helping to prevent shock
Choking – What you can do if Barry chokes on his sarnie
Seizures – Can be scary but they’re easier to deal with than you think
Major Wounds and Bleeding – Bandaging and dealing with the wet stuff
Fractures – So Sarah’s broken her leg on a mountain walk, now what?!
Environmental Injuries – Hypothermia, heat stroke, adders, ticks…There are more than you think!
Health and safety (first aid) regulations – The formal bit!
Recording Incidents – What to do after an incident
Content Guidelines for First Aid Kits – What that box should actually have in it

What First Aid Certificate will you Receive?

Once you’ve completed the course and flown through your assessments, your paper work is check by ITC. After that you will be awarded an ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid which is valid for 3 years.

How will you be Trained and Assessed?

The ITC First Aid course format provides a systematic approach that develops your skills progressively. In other words, the course is designed in a way to help you to learn. You have loads of opportunities to practice and you will be given tips and strategies to help you to remember what to do and when! Your assessment is ongoing throughout the course so that you have the chance to refine your skills as needed.

Who will be Running your First Aid Course?

Louise AnsellLouise Ansell runs all of the VIXON First Aid courses. She has been a coach and trainer for 20 years, working with individuals and groups throughout the UK and Europe.

As well as being an ITC First Aid Trainer she is also an Accredited Practitioner of the Institute of Outdoor Learning and holds a range of academic and professional qualifications. These include the Mountain Instructor Award, a Post Graduate Diploma in Outdoor Education and a Certificate in Education for Teaching Adults.

Organise an Exclusive Course for your Group or Club in Any Area

If you would like to find out about organising an Outdoor First Aid course for your club or staff team then please get in touch. Remember we can tailor your course specifically to what’s relevant to you whether you’re an outdoor centre running multi-activities or an Adventure Sports Club. We’ve run courses for instructors, climbers, walkers, paddlers and we’re even a British Hang Gliding and Paragliding Association featured First Aid Provider!

We can run courses for upto 12 people at a time and base your course at a location that’s convenient for you. We also provide discounts for clubs and large group bookings.

Book a Place on a Scheduled Outdoor First Aid Courses on Dartmoor

If you would like to book a place on one of our scheduled courses on Dartmoor then grab your diary, the next dates are…

2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 20/21 Dec 2016 – £120
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 19/20 Apr 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 02/03 May 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 20/21 Jun 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 18/19 Jul 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 15/16 Aug 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 12/13 Sep 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 10/11 Oct 2017 – £125
2 Day Outdoor First Aid Course – Dartmoor (Buckland in the Moor, Nr Ashburton) – 14/15 Nov 2017 – £125

If you’re keen to book a place on one of these courses then the quickest way is to fill in the quick booking form below. We’ll then send you out the course details. If you’re travelling to the area we’re also happy to recommend local accommodation providers. If these dates, don’t work for you then chat to us – we may well be able to run a course that does fit your diary.

Don’t forget we are also able to provide exclusive first aid training courses for clubs, or organisations.  These can be arranged at a convenient location for you and we offer a discount for group bookings. Please contact us if you would like to chat through different options.

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Book a Place or Find out More – Please get in Touch…

If you would like to book a place on of our courses, please contact us for further details. Similarly, if you would like to find out more about VIXON Climbing and the different types of training or coaching we could provide for you, or your organisation, please get in touch with us. You’re welcome to email us at hello@vixon-climbing.com, or give us a call on +44 (0)7792 370 344. Alternatively fill in the form below. Don’t forget we’re also on facebook and twitter!