This REC First Aid training course is specifically designed for the outdoor environment. You will learn how to be a first-responder applying practical indoor and outdoor scenario-based first aid learning to real-life situations.
It meets the First Aid requirements for HSE Emergency First Aid at Work, Mountain Training, British Canoeing, British Cycling and the Royal Yachting Association.
You will become a confident First Aider in the Outdoor Environment and meet the requirements of HSE EFAW. You'll come away from this course with the skills and knowledge to manage casualties in the outdoor environment, giving you even more confidence and enjoyment in all your adventures.
* Please note: Itinerary is subject to weather and availability.
What to Expect
This first aid training course runs for 16-hours over two days with our experienced instructors and the support of REC.
Signs of life, calling for help, airway issues, CPR and AED’s, bleeding and shock, casualty handling, deformities, common illnesses, Hypothermia, Hyperthermia, burns, bites and stings and other minor ailments. First Aid kit requirements and report of first aid incidents. This course covers the requirement for HSE Emergency First Aid at Work
Why Choose Plas y Brenin?
Our instructors are some of the UK’s most experienced. We train other instructors and help to write the national syllabuses for NGB qualifications in mountaineering, paddlesports, cycling and climbing. Our goal is to teach you skills to last a lifetime, and at Plas y Brenin you know you are getting training from the best.
If your course is based at Plas y Brenin, the price includes accommodation for the night before, and the duration of your time here. If you’re staying with us, we also provide delicious meals to keep you going as you learn, meaning you can concentrate on enjoying yourself. We may also be able to arrange a transfer from Llandudno Junction train station, subject to availability. We would need a minimum of one week’s notice prior to your course start date – please contact reception to learn more.
When it comes to equipment, at Plas y Brenin we have a wide range of top-quality kit for you to use, all included in your course fee. This means if you’re just starting out, there’s no need to rush out and buy a load of expensive gear, and if you’re already pretty well kitted-out, it’s a great chance to try something new.
Although you don’t need to bring any specific First Aid equipment, you should be prepared for whatever the weather will be. We suggest the following as a minimum: Waterproof clothing Warm clothing Hat Gloves Sunglasses
Be prepared to undertake first aid scenarios out of doors whatever the weather. Be prepared to work indoors and take notes.