Outdoor First Aid / FAAW / EFAW

We can run open group courses or groups of up to 12 or 24 student for running clubs or races. please just email us. info@challenge-running.co.uk

 

These courses comply with Emergency First Aid at Work accreditation but with an included ITC  Outdoor First Aid Emergency Action element. Both parts are certificated and the EFAW course is suitable for regular workplace compliance and is accredited by ITC.

The ITC  Outdoor First Aid Emergency Action element is certificated separately

 

This course is suitable for regular EFAW needs and also a great course for trail runners who are out their own and get injured or come across a injured runner whilst out on the trails.

 

It would also be suitable for race directors who want to get their staff working on events some good outdoor first aid training.

 

ITC Level 2 Award in Emergency First Aid at Work and Outdoors First Aid content

 

This 8 hour course covers the content of Emergency First Aid at Work and applies this to an outdoor context. Suitable for teachers leading school trips or outdoor learning, Duke of Edinburgh leaders as well as volunteers helping on outdoor events.

 

Emergency First Aid at Work content includes:

 

Understand the role of the first aider including reference to:

- the importance of preventing cross infection;

- the need for recording incidents and actions;

- use of available equipment;

Assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;

Administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);

Administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation CPR;

Administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;

Administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;

Administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;

Provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries (including small cuts, grazes and bruises, minor burns and scalds, small splinters)

 

ITC  Outdoor First Aid Emergency Action content will include:

 

Safe best practice, related to outdoor environment

A systematic approach to incident management

Unconsciousness, causes and treatment

Managing contextualised scenarios

External bleeding, internal bleeding and shock

Resuscitation procedures including choking

Awareness of current regulations

 

Candidates are continually assessed in their practical skills throughout the course and must attend for the full 8 hours.

 

 

Course Dates and locations:  2017 TBC Soon

 

We can do bespoke training and courses for running clubs at request for discounted rates.

 

Please email info@challenge-running.co.uk

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