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Outdoor First Aid Training Framework

MWS Outdoor First Aid training is mapped to the Institute for Outdoor Learning  Outdoor First Aid Training Framework.  MWS supports Outdoor First Aid training for the sector by the sector. 



October 01, 2013. The HSE ceased to directly recognise First Aid training organisations.  There is a 'regulation gap' that the proposed Outdoor First Aid Training Framework developed by the IOL will cover. 


October 01, 2015.  The IOL website hosts the current professional standards for trainers of Outdoor First Aid.  MWS Trainers and MWS all meet or exceed these standards


An 8-hour and 16-hour Outdoor First Aid qualification is suitable for the varying needs of Instructors and Coaches of the UK Outdoor National Governing Bodies. 



The ITC Level 6 Certificate in Outdoor First Aid is part of the Scottish Qualifications Credit Framework.


England & Wales

The ITC Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid is part of the Regulated Qualifications Frameworks of England and Wales.


MWS uses nationally accredited qualifications wherever they exist. MWS training meets national standards, your guarantee of credible competence.


'Our take' on Outdoor First Aid regulated qualifications!

Why would any training organisation choose not to meet national standards where they exist?


The 2-day ITC Outdoor First Aid qualifications delivered by MWS meets the requirements of the following NGB schemes: