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16 Hour – Outdoor First Aid – Lydney Gloucestershire

A nationally recognised and fully regulated 16 hour outdoor first aid training and assessment course. Leading to the Level 3 Award in Outdoor First Aid. This qualification is viewed by the Outdoor Industry Sector as the Platinum Standard in respects to ”Outdoor First Aid Training” and 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 and registered centres.



Who should attend?

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

  • British Canoe Coach – UKCC all levels
  • British Cycling MBLA Holders
  • Welsh Cycling MBLA Holders
  • Mountain Training – All Awards
  • Forest & Beach Schools Practitioners
  • Sports Leaders UK Lowland & Expedition Leaders
  • Gold Level DofE Participants

PLUS Outdoor Workers requiring to meet the following:-

  • Forestry Commission 2015 First Aid Policy
  • IRATA technicians
  • High Ropes Technicians


Outdoor enthusiasts, who venture-out-of-doors taking part in outdoor adventure 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.

Full qualification title:

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

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 (16 hours)

Student Fees

As listed.

Our training centre is situated within the Forest of Dean, that has immediate access to realistic & authentic training areas for this outdoor instructors first aid course, including our local stream, woodland and climbing tower. With easy access from Bristol, Gloucester, Worcester, Cardiff, the Midlands via the M4, M5 & M50 Motorway Network, our Forest of Dean, Outdoor First Aid Training venue meets the demands of the outdoor instructors networks covering South West England, The Midlands, South & East Wales, & the M4 London Corridor.


Additional information


Course Only, Course with Accomodation


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