First Aid

We run practical first aid courses, maximising time on practical sessions and scenarios. Our courses are based around outdoor venues and so are ideal for any mountaineers, cavers or canoists.

2 Day REC First Aid Course

REC First Aid CourseA progressive 2 day first aid course that allows you build on experience throughout the course. There are no tests or exams, attendance only to gain your first aid certificate. A fun and constructive course covering all major aspects of first aid.


The 2 day first aid course is recognised by national governing bodies including Mountin Training, BCU and WCA, British Cycling, DofE instruction. No previous experience required to attend the course. The REC certificate is valid for 3 years.


Dec 2nd - 3rd 2017

Jan 13th - 14th 2018

Feb 24th - 25th 2018

Private course available for groups of 3 or more


All course are at Arete Outdoor Centre.  Self-catering accommodation available on site at £15 pppn.


£125 course only

First Aid at Work

This 3-day course provides a more comprehensive first aid course. Ideal for those who work in a more hazardous environment or need a First Aid at Work for HSE requirements. Our three-day First Aid at Work course will provide you with comprehensive First Aid Skills that follow the HSE requirements for work areas that have more significant health and safety risks. This course is ideal for anyone who wants a more in-depth first aid course or need a FAW for work purposes.



More Information

All our courses are run with Colin Buxton at North Wales First Aid.