First Aid

All courses take place at the Outdoor Learning Base in Musselburgh. If you would like a bespoke course date put on for you then this may be possible (a minimum of eight participants is required) – please call 0131 653 5217

The Outdoor Learning Service is a provider of SQA approved First Aid courses

Emergency First Aid at Work  (1 day)

First Aid at Work (3 day)

First Aid at Work Requalification (2 day)

Emergency First Aid at Work in the Outdoors (2 day, validates all outdoor NGB awards)

 

Emergency First Aid at Work (1 day)

Course Overview
On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:
(a) understand the role of the first-aider including reference to:
(i) the importance of preventing cross-infection;
(ii) the need for recording incidents and actions;
(iii) use of available equipment;
(b) assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;
(c) administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);
(d) administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
(e) administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;
(f) administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
(g) administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
(h) provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.

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Pre-requisites
None. Minimum age 16

Course notes and equipment list
Certificate valid for 3 years
Please provide your own lunch. Tea/coffee are provided.
Includes course booklet

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First Aid at Work (3 days)

Course Overview
On completion of training, successful candidates should be able to:
(a) understand the role of the first-aider including reference to:
(i) the importance of preventing cross-infection;
(ii) the need for recording incidents and actions;
(iii) use of available equipment;
(b) assess the situation and circumstances in order to act safely, promptly and effectively in an emergency;
(c) administer first aid to a casualty who is unconscious (including seizure);
(d) administer cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
(e) administer first aid to a casualty who is choking;
(f) administer first aid to a casualty who is wounded and bleeding;
(g) administer first aid to a casualty who is suffering from shock;
(h) provide appropriate first aid for minor injuries.
(i) administer first aid to a casualty who has injuries to bones, muscles and joints,including suspected spinal injuries;
(j) administer first aid to a casualty who has chest injuries;
(k) administer first aid to a casualty who has burns and scalds;
(l) administer first aid to a casualty who has eye injuries;
(m) administer first aid to a casualty who has sudden poisoning;
(n) administer first aid to a casualty who has anaphylactic shock;
(o) recognise the presence of major illness and provide appropriate first aid.

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Pre-requisites
None. Minimum age 16

Course notes and equipment list
Certificate valid for 3 years
Please provide your own lunch. Tea/coffee are provided
Includes course booklet

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First Aid at Work Revalidation (2 days)

Course Overview
First Aid at Work Syllabus

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Pre-requisites
Current First Aid at Work Certificate (must bring original to first day of course).

Course notes and equipment list
Certificate valid for 3 years
Please provide your own lunch. Tea/coffee are provided
Includes course booklet

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Outdoor Emergency First Aid  (2 days)

Course Overview
Emergency First Aid at Work Syllabus and its application/adaption for the outdoor environment.
An ideal course for all staff who regularly lead or assist to lead adventurous activities.  The course fulfils the basic requirements for all NGB outdoor qualifications.

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Pre-requisites
None

Course notes and equipment list
Certificate valid for 3 years
Please provide your own lunch. Tea/coffee are provided.
Includes course booklet

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