Outdoor Pursuits First Aid – 16hr

Outdoor Pursuits – Course Information

The Outdoor Pursuits 16 Hour First Aid is designed to meet the requirements of many outdoor pursuits governing bodies including British Canoeing, Mountain Training, DofE leaders/supervisors and Sailing instructors amongst others. It covers primary and secondary care and adapted to the outdoor world where the emergency services may be harder to access. We also offer a shorter course if that is all you require or other specific workplace courses. The course will normally include outdoor scenarios for training so please bring outdoor clothes and waterproofs. The course is certificated and valid for three years. The course is designed by ProTrainings. It is possible to do one day of this course online with the second day concentrating mainly on practical skills in the outdoors

The Outdoor Pursuits one day course

If you work or play in the outdoors, a knowledge of First Aid could be essential in an emergency situation.


Introductory First Aid Training

  • Fears of First Aid

  • Asking Permission to Help

  • Scene Safety

  • Chain of Survival

  • ABCD’s

  • Initial Assessment

  • Stop Think Act

  • Barriers

  • Face Shields

  • Deciding to move a patient or not

  • Cardiac Arrest

  • Adult, Child, Infant CPR

  • Adult CPR Hand Over

  • Compression Only CPR

  • AED Introduction
  • Heart Attack

Choking Training

  • Conscious Adult, Child, Infant Choking

  • Unconscious Adult, Child, Infant Choking

Bleeding Control

  • Types of Bleeding

  • Serious Bleeding

  • Internal bleeding

  • Plasters

  • Other Injuries

Secondary Care Ongoing Assessments for Injury and Illness

  • Illness Assessment

  • RICE Strains, Sprains and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Adult Fractures

  • Head Injury

  • Eye Injuries

  • Spinal Injury

  • Allergies

  • Burns

  • Conscious Adult, Child, Infant Choking

  • Unconscious Adult, Child, Infant Choking

Bleeding Control

  • Types of Bleeding

  • Serious Bleeding

  • Internal bleeding

  • Plasters

  • Other Injuries

Secondary Care Ongoing Assessments for Injury and Illness

  • Illness Assessment

  • RICE Strains, Sprains and Soft Tissue Injuries

  • Adult Fractures

  • Head Injury

  • Eye Injuries

  • Spinal Injury

  • Allergies

  • Burns

  • Heat and Cold Emergencies

  • Shock

  • Diabetes

  • Asthma

  • Epilepsy and Seizures

Course Pricing

Our price for a public course is £145 per person. Please contact us by phone, contact form or email info@canadatraining.co.uk with your group details and we will get back to you with a competitive quote.