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 canoeists.
2 DAY REC FIRST AID COURSE
A 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.
- Vital signs, emergency actions, airway management, unconscious, drowning
- CPR, rescue breathing
- Bleeding, fractures, dislocation, shock
- Casualty handling incl spinal injury
- Heart attacks, angina, strokes
- Hot & cold injuries
- Triage, AED training
The 2 day first aid course is recognised by national governing bodies including Mountain Training, BCU and WCA, British Cycling, DofE instruction. No previous experience required to attend the course. The REC certificate is valid for 3 years.
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.
£120 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.
All our courses are run with Colin Buxton at North Wales First Aid