This course runs for 24 hours over three days with an experienced mountaineering instructor with the support of REC. This a practical course with both indoor and outdoor scenario based learning. It meets the First Aid requirements for HSE First Aid at Work and those of Mountain Training. This particular course will involve some more in depth scenarios in local mountain environments. The course ratio is up to 1:12.
To become a confident First Aider in the stated Environment. And meet the requirements of HSE EFAW
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
We Will Cover
Defining the role of the First Aider, the principles of First Aid and First Aid procedures such as DrABCDE. The course then works through the DrABCDE system with a series of inputs and scenarios. We cover signs of life, calling for help, airway issues, CPR and AED’s, bleeding and shock, casualty handling, deformities, common illnesses, Hypothermia, Hyperthermia, burns, poisoning bites and stings and other minor ailments. First Aid kit requirements and the reporting of first aid incidents including RIDDOR. This course covers the requirement for HSE First Aid at Work and goes in to greater depth with longer activity related outdoor scenarios
This course gives more specific consideration to first aid techniques suited to use in mountainous environments