Forest School First Aid

16 Hour Course

Forest School

First Aid

16 Hour Course

Course Dates

5th & 6th September 2019

Location:

 

ELST Base Camp

Mackerel Hill

Peasmarsh

East Sussex

TN31 6YH

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Qualification

1. Emergency First Aid at Work

2. Forest School First Aid 16 Hours

Valid for 3 years.

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Duration

2 Days 16 contact hours

9.30hrs – 18.30hrs each day

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Assessment

You will be assessed through ongoing practical assessments.

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£145.00 Per Person

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From £120.00 Per Person

Forest School First Aid 16 Hour Course

The knowledge required to provide life saving skills should be made as simple as possible, to allow you to work as best as possible in a stressful situation. Our Forest School First Aid does exactly that! 

Outdoor First Aid is indeed a specific discipline in First Aid because it presents the rescuer with the unique situation of prolonged care of a patient in a remote area before definitive medical care can be provided. In this situation, the emergency medical services may be difficult to obtain or delayed. Therefore, in light of this, a number of different skills and considerations required compared to the urban setting.

About the course

Forest School First Aid is indeed a specific discipline in Emergency Care because it presents the rescuer with the unique situation of prolonged care of a patient in a remote area before definitive medical care can be provided. Also, and more importantly, as much as the first aid provisions are similar with children, they have the ability to deteriorate rapidly. In this situation, the emergency medical services may be difficult to obtain or delayed. Therefore, in light of this, a number of different skills and considerations required compared to the urban setting.

Included in this course are both adult and paediatric First Aid skills and knowledge.

Your First Aid Trainer

Your trainer will have had real-life experience of administering First Aid form serving in the Emergency Services, which we truly believe gives credibility and quality to the training you deserve to receive. Your abilities in saving a life are most important to us, hence this is why our training ethos is to create a relaxed and enjoyable training experience in which to learn to your full potential.

Organisations that recognise our qualification

Emergency Life Support Teams Outdoor First Aid 16 hour course fulfils the needs of the majority of outdoor national governing bodies such as SMBLA, ML, SPA, RYA, BCU, ASSI, BOF, DofE and BASI & Forest Schools.

Furthermore, this course is without a doubt far more suitable for those who work outdoors, for example, Tree Surgeons, Estate workers, and anyone who enjoys the great outdoors, to name but a few.

Courses at your venue:

In order to arrange a 2 Day Forest School First Aid course group booking at your site, a minimum requirement of six candidates will be required. The training can be delivered at your own venue anywhere in the UK. Please contact us for a quote.

Course Dates & Locations

5th & 6th September 2019

ELST Base Camp, Mackerel Hill, Peasmarsh, East Sussex TN31 6YH

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5th & 6th October 2019

Sussex Wildlife Trust, Woods Mill, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9SD

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25th & 26th November 2019

Sussex Wildlife Trust, Woods Mill, Henfield, West Sussex BN5 9SD

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Course Content

  • Introduction to Outdoor First Aid
  • Action and priorities in an Emergency
  • Basic Life Support (Adult and Child CPR)
  • Administer First Aid to an Adult or Child who is choking
  • Content of First Aid kits
  • Primary and Secondary patient assessment
  • Management of the unconscious patient
  • Medical Emergencies:

  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Diabetes
  • Seizures (Epilepsy)
  • Asthma
  • Dehydration
  • Trauma Emergencies:

  • Fractures
  • Minor & Major Bleeding (including the trauma dressing)
  • Head Injuries
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Hypothermia & Hyperthermia

 

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