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CANCELLED 30-31 May 2020 Emergency / Outdoor / Aquatic First Aid Level 1 (1-day course) and 2 (2-day course)
Sat 30 May - Sun 31 May
***CANCELLED due to Covid-19 pandemic***
First day only for 1-day (8-hour) course; both days for 2-day (16-hour) course.
The 1-day course provides a basic level of knowledge and skill to render First Aid in a range of emergency situations within a reasonable distance of medical assistance. This course cover all the requirements for the Emergency First Aid at Work course as well as the British Canoeing Lifeguards Aquatic First Aid Level 1 Award. The 1-day course is an appropriate award for Paddlesport Instructors, Paddlesport Leaders, Sheltered Water Coaches (and Level 1 / 2 coaches) and for all paddlers and volunteers operating in and around the sheltered water environment. It is also an appropriate award for the BMC Climbing Wall Awards. The course takes place in a classroom environment, with an outdoor scenario whenever possible.
The 2-day course provide candidates with a level of knowledge and skill to render first aid in a range of emergency situations in an outdoor environment where advanced medical assistance may be delayed. This builds on the Level 1 Award to provide a 16-hour first aid qualification which covers all the requirements for the British Canoeing Lifeguards Aquatic First Aid Level 2 Award. The 2-day course is an appropriate award for Moderate Water Paddlesport Leaders and Coaches and for all paddlers and volunteers operating in and around the moderate water environment. It is also an appropriate award for other outdoor instructors/leaders including Mountain-walking leaders. The second day of the course takes place in a combination of classroom and outdoor environments.
Venue to be confirmed (somewhere in the Brecon area).
Cost £60 (1-day) / £120 (2-day)