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Outdoor First Aid in Scotland

We have trained thousands of people in Outdoor First Aid since 1994.



Scottish Credit & Qualifications Framework Level 6 ITC Certificate in Outdoor First Aid
The outdoor or remote environment can mean that the casualty has to be cared for longer than is typical in a more urban setting. All of our ITC Outdoor First Aid courses consider how to manage the situation when the rescue services do not arrive quickly.  This course is appropriate if your work or leisure place is remote or rural. The qualification will keep NGB Outdoor awards valid.  It is a suitable course for remote industry workers i.e. Forest; Wind installations; Farming and Gamekeepers; Equine sports and Surveying.


SQA (Scottish Qualification Authority) Recognition 
This course is part of the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) regulated by SQA (official regulator of qualifications in Scotland).


Qualification Structure
The qualification is built from 2 mandatory units.

Passing both units leads to the ITC Certificate in Outdoor First Aid


Course Duration 
2 - day (8 x 2-hour sessions)


/live/courses/Expedition.jpgContent includes
Safe best practice
Continual comparison of urban and remote outdoor considerations
A systematic approach to incident management in the outdoors
Unconsciousness, causes and treatment in the outdoors
External bleeding, internal bleeding and shock in the outdoors
Resuscitation procedures including cpr and choking
Awareness of current sector regulations
Injury management outdoors
Illness recognition and management in the outdoors
Managing thermal (heat, cold) problems
Incident management scenarios

Interactive 'hands on' practical training (in and out doors).  You will be actively engaged!
Typically 70%/30% practical/theory session ratio
One CPR training manikin per 2 participants
Use of recommended first aid kit
Individual course manual
Includes an accredited certificate, valid for 3 years

Course fees vary according to location, venue, etc. Please contact us for a competitive quote


































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