Outdoor First Aid

First Aid Training


Level 3 Outdoor First Aid

Recognised by most NGB awards, this 16 hour course provides proficiency in emergency situations when professional care in not immediately available.

Course Information


Lulworth Cove Visitor Centre, West Lulworth, Wareham, Dorset BH20 5RQ

Dates & Times

Our next course will be on the 9th & 10th October 2019 – Book Here

Please contact the team on 01929 400155 for latest course dates or to arrange a bespoke training session.


The individual delegate rate is £125 for this two-day course.  A group, private booking (up to 12 delegates) is £1250.

What does it cover?

If your assessment of First Aid needs highlights the need for qualified First Aiders in outdoor activity, then this Level 3 qualification will provide you with suitable and highly trained personnel.

This comprehensive two-day course covers a wide range of First Aid emergencies, enabling all participants to deal with emergency situations with confidence in a prompt, safe and effective way, particularly where professional medical help is not immediately available. There is sufficient content in this course to satisfy the requirements of the HSE in respect of Emergency First Aid at Work. An additional certificate can be provided to evidence this to an employer.


A range of outdoor First Aid related subjects are covered including: First Aid Equipment – Assessment of the situation – Prioritising treatment – Environmental factors – Dealing with an unresponsive casualty – Bandaging – Moving a casualty – Shock (including Anaphylaxis) – Fractures and spinal injuries – Heart attacks – Choking – Control of bleeding – Head injuries – Eye injuries – Poisoning – Chest injuries – Abdominal injuries – Sprains and strains – Burns and scalds – Asthma – Diabetes – Epilepsy – Hypothermia – Frostbite – Heat exhaustion – Bites and stings – Minor injuries


Summative practical assessment is ongoing by the instructor each day, along with a written assessment on each day. A three year Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid will be issued to the learner, subject to successful assessment. No external assessors are required. A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).