This Level 2 qualification is made up of two units including First Aid Essentials. It is specifically designed for those who are involved in any form of activity, including sports, leisure and recreation.
Not only is Basic Life Support included, but many other First Aid conditions are also covered, making the full qualification very comprehensive.
Unit 1, (or day 1) of this qualification contains and covers the learning outcomes of the level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work, so those who wish to gain the level 2 award in EFAW are able to sit day 1 of this qualification.
A range of subjects are covered including:
Outdoor First Aid Level 3
2 Day Course
This comprehensive two-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available. This course fulfils the requirements of the First Aid element of the expedition syllabus and it is suitable for the Bronze, Silver and Gold Duke of Edinburgh awards.
A range of outdoor First Aid related subjects are covered including:
• First Aid Equipment
• Assessment of the situation
• Prioritising treatment
• Environmental factors
• Dealing with an unresponsive casualty
• Moving a casualty
• Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
• Fractures and spinal injuries
• Heart attacks
• Control of bleeding
• Head injuries
• Eye injuries
• Chest injuries
• Abdominal injuries
• Sprains and strains
• Burns and scalds
• Heat exhaustion
• Bites and stings
• Minor injuries