Outdoor First Aid Instructor Training Course

This 2-day course will enable you to teach the new Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid:

The course is suitable for existing First Aid Instructors wishing to deliver the Outdoor First Aid syllabus to people involved in Outdoor Activities and working in an environment where individuals are likely to find themselves at risk.

The course price includes all refreshments and lunch. You will also receive a USB stick with PowerPoint slides, course notes and documents to aid you with the running of your own courses.

N.B. This course does contribute to your annual monitoring of first aid courses.

    A range of subjects are covered including:

  • First Aid Equipment
  • Assessment of the situation
  • Prioritising treatment
  • Environmental factors
  • Moving a casualty
  • Shock (including Anaphylaxis)
  • Fractures and spinal injuries
  • Control of bleeding
  • Head injuries
  • Poisoning
  • Sprains and strains
  • Hypothermia
  • Frostbite
  • Heat exhaustion
    Qualifications you will attain from this course: (subject to assessment)
  • Instructor Certificate in Outdoor First Aid from Nuco Training Ltd
  • Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid
    Qualification you will be able to teach: (subject to you holding an appropriate teaching qualification)
  • Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid

Course Duration

This is a 2-day course held at various outdoor activity centres throughout the UK.  We can deliver an on-site course if you have a number of delegates wishing to undertake it. See syllabus for full course breakdown.

Upcoming dates

See below for full schedule

Jan 2018

  • Leicestershire – Dates : 15/01/2018 - 16/01/2018

Feb 2018

  • Dumfries and Galloway – Dates : 26/02/2018 - 27/02/2018

Mar 2018

  • Leicestershire – Dates : 28/03/2018 - 29/03/2018

May 2018

  • Shropshire – Dates : 29/05/2018 - 30/05/2018

2018 Course schedule and booking
Training books
Outdoor first aid book
This book and our full range of invaluable First Aid training books are available from our online shop.


You will be issued a Nuco Training Instructor Certificate, as well as a Level 3 Ofqual regulated certificate. The qualification is valid for 3 years, after which you will need to attend a re-qualification course.


A maximum of 12 students can be accommodated on this course and all candidates must be a minimum of 18 years of age to qualify.


A range of methods are used, including, practical and questioning (open and multiple-choice).

In-house/On-site courses

If you have several employees that you wish to train for Outdoor First Aid why not consider an onsite course. With lead instructors based throughout the UK, Nuco Training are able to provide training at your premises, at a time and date to suit your requirements, for our full range of courses that we have to offer. Should you require a number of courses, we can offer you corporate rate discounts. We currently deliver courses for many national and international companies throughout the UK and abroad. To learn more why not visit our ON-SITE TRAINING page.

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