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This course is appropriate for those working in a range of different situations where they are responsible for taking adults or children out of their everyday environment (on organised activities and expeditions.)

The course aims to equip candidates with the ability to apply knowledge, understanding and problem solving skills in a range of contexts.


  • To develop knowledge and understanding of off-site safety management procedures and the ability to apply this to a range of different contexts

  • To develop the ability to plan, manage and evaluate expeditions and a range of off-site activities in order to ensure the safety of the participants

  • To develop skills that are relevant to the expedition or workplace and which can be adapted to meet different circumstances

  • To encourage individuals and teams to get safely outdoors and explore

Th courses run n accordance with the RGS, with IBG 'Off-Site Safety Management Programme advice and the British Standard for adventurous activities outside the United Kingdom (BS 8848:2014)


This regulated and nationally recognised qualification provides learners with the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations that can arise in both adults and children whilst taking part in outdoor or activity based environments.

Intended audience

This qualification has been specifically designed for those who have a responsibility at work, or in voluntary and community activities, to provide first aid when dealing with an emergency situation whilst undertaking activities such as sports, swimming, hiking, rock climbing etc.

Course overview

During this two day course, learners will develop the skills and knowledge needed to deal with a range of emergency first aid situations including: managing an unresponsive casualty, CPR, choking, head and spinal injuries, abdominal injuries, external bleeding, anaphylaxis and more.

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