ITC Level 3 Award In Outdoor First Aid Course

This outdoor first aid course qualification is design to meet the needs of those working away from immediate assistance (more than 30 mins) in the remote and rural regions of the UK. This Outdoor First Aid course qualification is externally regulate and meets the standards to appear in the national qualifications frameworks of England and Wales. This ITC Level 3 outdoor first aid course is recognize throughout the UK and is the course of choice for experienced practitioners who use the outdoors.

It is suitable for workers in rural and remote settings and will maintain the license to practice for those with Outdoor National Governing Body Instructor awards.

The outdoor first aid course meets the requirements of the Institute for Outdoor Learning Statement of Good Practice for Outdoor First Aid Training at Band 3. However, this is hosted on the Institute for Outdoor Learning website.

Outdoor First Aid Course Delivery

Outdoor first aid course topics include; roles & responsibilities, dealing with collapse (with and without breathing), choking, bleeding, shock, major illnesses, torso as well as limb injuries, environmental effects, heat, and cold injuries, and using a first aid kit. Outdoor first aid course-specific scenarios and outdoor incident management, answering queries. Such as when or how to remove boots, and helmets and looking after a casualty for some hours.

This outdoor first aid course qualification provides outdoor incident management skills. Moreover, typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, with elements occurring out of doors in outdoor clothing and on various terrains. Moreover, The outdoor first aid course is assess by continual observation of candidate performance.

This outdoor first aid course is also accredited by the Institute of Outdoor Learning (IOL)

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Qualification training requires:-

  • Minimum tutor contact time of 16 hours (excluding breaks)
  • 1:12 tutor to candidate ratio
  • The outdoor first course must be complete within 9 weeks of starting
  • Each delivery session must be a minimum of 2 hours
  • Successful completion will result in the candidate gaining ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid with a valid (license to practice) lifetime of 3 years from date of completion
  • The qualification is revalidate by attending another similar course after 3 years
  • Outdoor first aid course

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