Course Description

This is a two day (16 hour) course. The course covers all the basics in first aid including the following:

Level 1 Course

  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Unconsciousness
  • Airway & Breathing Problems
  • Circulation Problems
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Effects of cold and heat

Level 2 Additional Syllabus

  • Child CPR
  • Diabetes
  • Epilepsy and Seizures
  • Poisons
  • Burns and Scalds
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Spinal Injuries
  • Incident Management
  • Risk Assessment
  • Group Management
  • Safety and Recovery


The course is very practical as we learn resuscitation techniques and scenarios to cement the learning. As a course affiliated with British Canoeing we will look into application of the first aid into paddle sport situations.

The qualification can be used as the required first aid award for a variety of paddle sport leadership and coaching qualifications. To find out whether it's the right course for you click here.

Cost - £120 per person, which includes the accompanying handbook

This does not include British Canoeing admin fees, which are £12 for a BC member, £18 for a non-member, which we will take on completion of the course.

Dates

23rd January 2022, 9:00am to 5:00pm, - LEVEL 2 ONLY -  please note this is being sold as the top up day to the Level 1 Course on 22nd January. You must book on to both courses (£60 each). You cannot only book on to the Level 2.


More dates will be announced in due course. 

Minimum age

14

Maximum group size

6

Instructor ratio

1:6


Previous experience

No previous experience necessary

Learning outcomes

  • Introduction to First Aid
  • Resuscitation
  • Unconsciousness
  • Airway & Breathing Problems
  • Circulation Problems
  • Wounds and Bleeding
  • Injuries to bones, muscles and joints
  • Effects of cold and heat


What to wear

Typical sports clothing

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