Outdoor First Aid Refresher

Refreshers participants skills and confidence to manage an emergency where medical help may be several hours away
Satisfies standard Health and Safety Workplace requirements as well as outdoor leader requirements
We have a team of highly qualified and skilled facilitators

NZQA Unit Standards

The Unit Standards associated with this course are:

424 - Assess and manage an emergency care situation during an outdoor recreation activity (level 3, 5 credits)

6400 - Manage first aid in emergency situations (level 3, 2 credits)
6401 - Provide first aid (level 2, 1 credit)
6402 - Provide resuscitation level 2 (level 1, 1 credit)

We can register these credits on your NZQA Record of Learning, if you provide us with your NZQA number. 

If you do not yet have an NZQA Record of Learning, we arrange this for you.

Course Duration

To meet NZQA requirements our 1 day Outdoor First Aid course is a minimum of 8 hours.  

Contract courses are available if you have a group of people call us on 0800-178- 243 to discuss your requirements

 

Key Course Content

  • Accident Management 
  • Initial Patient assessment
  • Recovery or stable side position
  • CPR
  • Use of Defib/AED
  • Choking 
  • Bleeding 
  • Secondary assessment 
  • Evacuation
  • Spinal injuries
  • Fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Hyperthermia
  • Hypothermia
  • Medical conditions
  • Diabetes 
  • Epilepsy
  • Patient records
  • Stings and bites
  • Severe allergies
  • Heart Attack
  • Stroke
  • Poisons 
  • Burns
  • Blisters
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Monitoring vital signs
  • First aid kits
  • Clothing for outdoors
NZQA
“Please rate the course itself? Rate highly, good refresher, tailored to fit our diverse group and particular needs Top of the line, again. Very impressed and would welcome back...well...probably making the choice to continue to go with First training will in part be contingent on having the same instructor. Emailing the certificate back so promptly is a nice touch.”
- Karen, Diabetes Trust
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