Course: Paediatric & Outdoor First Aid (L3)

Surrey Wildlife Trust

Leatherhead, Surrey
12th & 13th September 2019

surreywildlifetrust.org adult.learning@surreywt.org.uk 01372379523 Nower Wood Educational Nature Reserve

Cost: SWT members £195, non-members £207

Sectors: conservation & wildlife, environmental education


Earn a Level 3 Award in both Outdoor First Aid (RQF) AND Paediatric First Aid (RQF) in a single 2 day session. QNUK is the issuing organisation.

Our tutor, Adrian Goodhand, will be covering a multitude of topics to ensure that you are fully qualified at the end of this course. The units of assessment are as follows:

Outdoor 1st Aid:

  • Roles and responsibilities of 1st aiders
  • manage an incident
  • provide 1st aid to casualty that is unresponsive and not breathing as well as unresponsive and is breathing.
  • Mange a casualty who is choking
  • What to do when a casualty is bleeding externally
  • Implement 1st aid to a casualty in shock
  • provide 1st aid to a casualty immersed in water.

Paediatric 1st Aid:

  • Roles and responsibilities of paediatric first aider
  • assess an emergency situation
  • provide first aid to an infant and a child who is unresponsive and breathing normally and to those who are unresponsive and not breathing normally
  • Manage an infant and a child who is choking
  • What to do when an infant and a child is bleeding externally
  • Implement 1st aid to an infant and a child suffering from shock
  • Understand how to administer 1st aid to infants and children with bites, stings and minor injuries

You will learn what to do when a casualty, whether adult, child or infant suffers from the following:

  • Suspected fracture
  • back, neck or head injuries
  • issues effecting eyes, ears & nose
  • an acute medical condition or sudden illness
  • experiencing the effects of extreme heat or cold
  • an electric shock
  • victims of burns and scalds
  • poisoning
  • anaphylaxis

Tutor – Adrian Goodhand

Adrian has been involved with ecology and species conservation through surveys, research and education for over 20 years. He is a Forest School level 3 practitioner since 2010 and trainer since 2013.

Adrian is a Tutor for Forest School training for a number of organisations. He is a member of the Forest School Trainers Network and the Forest School Association. He is the Dorset representative for the Forest School Association South West affiliated group forestschoolswss.wordpress.com

In addition he has the following qualifications: 

  • Trainer Assessor for RLSS
  • National Pool Lifeguard Qualification
  • Swimming Teachers Association First Aid trainer
  • BSAC Snorkel Instructor
  • Qualified swimming teacher
  • Bikeability instructor
  • Various additional outdoor qualifications.

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