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L3 Award in Outdoor First Aid 19th – 20th March 2020 (Pinkston/Glasgow)

19 March, 9:00 am - 20 March, 6:00 pm

£125 – £135
Outdoor First Aid Glasgow

Course: Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid (RQF)

Duration: 2 days (16 hours)

Course Times: 9.00am-6.00pm, both days.

Location: Pinkston Watersports

Learners love our blended approach on our outdoor first aid courses. If you are trying to decide whether you should book on the course, then consider these three reasons why you should. While on the course, the typical day will involve workshops, skill development sessions, and outdoor scenarios. Our ethos is to deliver fun, exciting and relevant training.

If you work with children in an outdoor setting you may with to consider our forest school first aid course, this is ideal if you are a forest school practitioner or primary teacher. You might be required to hold an HSE first aid at work course as well as an outdoor first aid certificate, or you work on forestry commission land, you may wish to consider our Forestry First aid at Work Course.

Outdoor First Aid

What do I need to bring?

You should arrive with clothing suitable for being in the outdoors, after working through scenarios we will often debrief outdoors- please ensure that you have enough warm layers including gloves and hats. You’ll need to bring your lunch, but we will provide tea and coffee.

Who will my trainer be?

Our courses are all delivered by outdoor professionals who work across the outdoor industry. Your trainer will hold an advanced outdoor first aid certificate and education qualifications. In addition to this, our trainers are active in the outdoor industry; meaning that they have lots of real-life experience dealing with first aid incidents.

Is the course accredited?

Yes, it is! Our two-day outdoor first aid course is accredited by Qualifications Network UK and is valid for three years. It is suitable for all outdoor enthusiasts and those who require a first aid qualification for a National Governing Body Award or even an employer. Our previous customers have included mountain leaders, kayak/canoe coaches, forest school leaders and Duke of Edinburgh award supervisors.

What will I learn?

You will learn lots over the two days, including the basic protocols for examining and managing a casualty in a first aid situation. You’ll also learn how to look after an unconscious casualty who is breathing, and if they are not breathing, now to perform CPR. You’ll also learn how to insulate a casualty from the cold to stop them from becoming hypothermic, and what to pack in your first aid kit. Click here for a full syllabus list.

How do I get to Pinkston Paddlesports?

Driving: Accessed from junction 16 of the M8.

Public Transport: Pinkston Paddlesports is a short walk from Cowcaddens Underground.


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19 March, 9:00 am
20 March, 6:00 pm
£125 – £135
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Andy Hart


Pinkston Watersports
75 North Canal Street
Glasgow, G4 9XP United Kingdom
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0141 332 5636