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Outdoor First Aid (16 Hrs) Level 3 Award

We deliver this nationally regulated 16 hour outdoor first aid training and assessment course leading to the Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid. This qualification is viewed as the Platinum Standard in respects to ”Outdoor First Aid Training” because it is regulated by The Office of Qualifications and Examinations in England, the Welsh Government Regulator Qualification in Wales and the Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment in Northern Ireland. Furthermore this qualification meets the IOL Band 4 statement of good practice for outdoor first aid for their registered practitioners.

Our trainers will provide realistic and authentic training giving students the highest level of training to Platinum Standards.

Full qualification title:

QNUK Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid  (RQF)
Qualification accreditation number: 601/7637/4

Who should attend?

Outdoor Instructors requiring to validate their National Governing Body Awards, such as: –

  • British Canoe – UKCC all levels
  • British Cycling MBLA Holders
  • Welsh Cycling MBLA Holders
  • Mountain Training – All Awards
  • Forest & Beach Schools Practitioners

Outdoor Workers requiring to meet the following:-

  • Forestry Commission 2015 First Aid Policy
  • IRATA technicians


Outdoor enthusiast who venture out of doors and take part in outdoor activities, such as Mountain Biking, Mountain Climbing, Off Road Cycling, Canoeing, Kayaking,  Paddle sports, Gorge Walking, Coasteering, In-shore Boating, Wilderness Camping, Duke of Edinburgh participants, and many more outdoor activities.

Assessment & certification

To achieve this award learners are required to complete a number of practical examinations and sit two multi-choice exam papers. Learners must achieve a minimum of 70%  pass mark from each multi-choice paper and 100% in the practical elements.

Course duration

Two days


The cost of this course  for up to 12 candidates is £1199.99 if you have a larger group we can send 2 instructors to you for £1799.99 when run at your venue; this allows you up to 24 delegates .These prices include certification and a manual. There are no additional costs.

Individuals joining us at our outdoor first aid training centres in Snowdonia, Brecon Beacons or the Forest of Dean, will be charged at £149.99 per person.

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