First Aid Courses Available for 2011/12

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As an HSE First Aid at Work provider once again the Outdoor Learning Service will be providing a range of first-aid courses this year for East Lothian Council Staff (Places also available for external candidates) These courses are a great opportunity to develop your skills and confidence in dealing with first aid situations wherever you work in the organisation.

You can check out the dates and HSE approved courses available here .

East Lothian Outdoor Learning Service.
0131 653 5217

Ring Your BEL – CPD Opportunity Basic Expedition Leaders Award

Time to sign up for this years Sports Leaders Level 3 UK Basic Expedition Leadership Programme for 2001/12. Were also running the Day Walk Leader programme for those wishing to operate in lowland terrain without the camping element.

This is a great opportunity open to all to complete this award which is a nationally recognised qualification that trains and qualifies teachers, youth workers and other members of the community to:

?Lead walking groups in lowland countryside
?Impart the knowledge and skills needed to undertake a day walk
?Have responsibility for the care of others while leading a day walk in lowland countryside
?Plan and lead overnight base and mobile camps.

It is the minimum qualification required by some Operating Authorities for those wanting to train and lead groups in the expedition section of The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award scheme. More links, info on operating remit and regsitration on the course can be found here.

Course is run by the East Lothian Council Outdoor Learning Service. Visit the website for more details and to register for this years course

can be found here.

We will be posting and updating a range of our Adult CPD2011/12 opportunities over the coming weeks