Outdoor First Aid for Forest School (16hr) inc Paediatric FA (1)
Time & Location
Target Group: Staff working with young people in the Forest School setting.
Prior Learning: None
Introduction: Different to Workplace First Aid courses, these courses are designed to provide outdoor incident management skills. Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, with elements occurring out of doors in outdoor clothing and on various terrains
Content: Each course looks at the following topics, to varying depth dependent upon level of qualification; roles & responsibilities, adult/ child/ infant specific treatments, dealing with collapse (with and without breathing), choking, bleeding, shock, major illnesses, torso and limb injuries, environmental effects, heat and cold injuries, using first aid kit, outdoor specific scenarios, outdoor incident management and looking after a casualty for more than 10 minutes.
Description: This qualification indicates an individual can undertake the role of Outdoor First Aider in the more rural and remote areas of the British Isles where professional emergency assistance maybe more than 10 minutes away and that their training has had a specific focus on the Paediatric Care in a Forest School Setting. The need for an Outdoor First Aider might have been identified by a workplace first aid needs assessment and can be relied upon by employers to satisfy the due diligence requirements of the HSE for first aid training providers. The qualification will benefit all who specifically work with young people including those in the EYFS setting and need to be introduced to emergency first aid action in the outdoors and outdoor first aid incident management. The qualification will also benefit those who require requalification training in Outdoor First Aid and is therefore suitable for NGB qualifications, being recognised by Mountain Training UK, British Canoeing & the RYA. Successful completion of the course will result in knowledge and skills that have been identified by the Institute for Outdoor Learning for the safe, effective and prompt treatment of injuries and illness, with the management of incidents in the outdoors.
This course also covers and can be additionally certificated for Emergency First Aid at Work and Forestry First Aid (+F).
- OFA for Forest School£120£1200£0
- OFA for Forest School incl PFA£140£1400£0