Outdoor First Aid Training

Forge Learning is currently offering a combination First Aid Course.

ITC Level 3 Award in Forest School First Aid PLUS ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid Training Course

This course is designed specifically to meet the needs of those working in Forest School and Outdoor Learning environments.

The ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid will enable learners to meet the requirements of the Early Years Foundation Stage statutory guidance if working in pre-school, nursery or reception class.

Topics include; roles & responsibilities, adult/child/infant specific treatments, dealing with collapse (with and without breathing), choking, bleeding, shock, major illnesses, torso and limb injuries, environmental effects, heat and cold injuries, using first aid kit, outdoor specific scenarios, outdoor incident management and looking after a casualty for more than 10 minutes.

This course is designed to provide outdoor incident management skills.  Typical delivery methods are predominantly practical, with elements occurring out of doors in outdoor clothing and on various terrains. Our friendly trainers will be able to guide you through all First Aid questions and proposed scenarios.

Future Course dates can be found located on our Forest School Training Dates page

As a quality Forest School Leader, you need to consider your First Aid provision.

Nationally recommended is a 12 – 16 hour First Aid course suitable to cover your client group, with additional elements of dealing with outdoors scenarios.

Please check with the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) and your Insurance Company to help you decide which level of qualification is best for you.