Emergency / Outdoor / Aquatic First Aid Level 1 (1-day course) & 2 (2-day course)
Tue 1 Sep 09:00 - Wed 2 Sep 17:00£60 – £120
NB the dates of this course have changed – it was previously advertised as 15-16 Sep
First day only for 1-day (8-hour) course; both days for 2-day (16-hour) course.
The 1-day course provides a basic level of knowledge and skill to render First Aid in a range of emergency situations within a reasonable distance of medical assistance. This course cover all the requirements for the Emergency First Aid at Work course as well as the British Canoeing Lifeguards Aquatic First Aid Level 1 Award. The 1-day course is an appropriate award for Paddlesport Instructors, Paddlesport Leaders, Sheltered Water Coaches (and Level 1 / 2 coaches) and for all paddlers and volunteers operating in and around the sheltered water environment. It is also an appropriate award for the BMC Climbing Wall Awards. The course takes place in a classroom environment, with an outdoor scenario whenever possible.
The 2-day course provide candidates with a level of knowledge and skill to render first aid in a range of emergency situations in an outdoor environment where advanced medical assistance may be delayed. This builds on the Level 1 Award to provide a 16-hour first aid qualification which covers all the requirements for the British Canoeing Lifeguards Aquatic First Aid Level 2 Award. The 2-day course is an appropriate award for Moderate Water Paddlesport Leaders and Coaches and for all paddlers and volunteers operating in and around the moderate water environment. It is also an appropriate award for other outdoor instructors/leaders including Mountain-walking leaders. The second day of the course takes place in a combination of classroom and outdoor environments.
Minimum 2, maximum 12 candidates. Minimum age 14 (1-day) / 16 (2-day).
Venue to be confirmed (somewhere in the Brecon area).
Refreshments will be provided, but you will need to bring lunch and clothing suitable for both indoors and out!
What to Do Now
- Contact me as soon as possible if you have any questions.
- Complete and return to me (by e-mail or post) the attached Booking Form.
- Pay the course fee of £60 (1-day) or £120 (2-day):
by buying a ‘ticket’ using the link below
or via BACS, cheque or if your employer or another organisation is paying (details on booking form).
Course Cancellation Policy
If the course is cancelled by me, I will offer a choice between transferring fees to the next available course or receiving a full refund. Refunds will only include fees paid to me for the event, compensation will not be paid for incidental costs or expenses and I recommend that candidates use refundable vendors for accommodation, travel etc. If you cancel your place after booking, you will be liable for the full course fee unless I can recover some or all of the cost of your place from elsewhere (e.g. if you can find another, additional, candidate to take your place).