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ITC Forest Schools First Aid + 16 Hours (IOL Band 3 Compliant)

Course Overview

ITC Forest Schools First Aid 16 + Hours  (IOL Band 3 Compliant)Ella Outdoors


This course is ideal for the Forest Schools Practioners, as it meets all the IOL Band 3 requirements to teach children in the outdoor Forest Schools environment. However this course is not just relevent to Forest Schools and would also be ideal for anyone else take children outdoors.

The course also meets all of the requirements for our ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) + 12 Hours course, which is Ofsted/EYFS Compliant. So for an extra £10 per person we can offer both qualifications at the same time.  

Institute for Outdoor Learning Recognition

This qualification meets all the requirements at IOL Band 3, so therefore meets the need of the Level 3 Forest Schools Practioner. 

Course Assessment

Learning is proven via the following assessment method:

  • Ongoing practical assessment by the course trainer/s throughout the duration of the course in a low stress enviroment. Please note some of our time will be spent outdoors (regardless of weather conditions).

Course Duration 

Normally 2 long days, minimum of 16 hours contact training time (not including lunch and breaks).

Course Content

Meets the requirements for Forest Schools including Adult/Child:

  • Management of Unconscious Casualty
  • Vital Signs
  • Safe Airway Positions
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
  • Shock & Bleeding
  • Fractures & Dislocations
  • Burns
  • Choking
  • Head, Neck, Spinal & Chest Injuries
  • Medical Conditions including: Asthma, Anaphylaxis, Diabetes, Heart Attack, Seizures & Hypo/Hyper Thermia
  • Minor Injuries including: Cuts, Grazes, Splinters, Bites/Stings, Eye Injuries, Ticks etc...
  • Outdoor Scienarios

If doing the ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid qualification,we also cover Infant age group (0-12 months)

Course Package 

  • Minimum of 1 Trainer per 12 attendees.
  • Interactive hands on practical training.
  • One AED Training unit per 2 attendees.
  • One CPR training manikin (Adult, Child, Infant sized) per 2 attendees.
  • Easy to follow individual course manual.
  • A qualification certificate with 3 years license to practice.

Certification / Revalidation 

On successful completion of the course, attendees will be issued with the ITC Forest Schools First Aid certificate valid for 3 years. Revalidation is required every 3 years by re-attendance and successful completion on another course.

Cost

On-site courses can be held at your own venue, starting from £800 for up to and including 12 attendees.  

*Please note for on-site course, we will need an outdoor space for the outdoor practial scenarios* 

Individual places on our open courses held in the South West region start from as little as £120 per attendee.   

*Please note if you wish to also gain the ITC Level 3 Award in Paediatric First Aid (RQF) + 12 hour qualification, this will require a £10 extra certification fee per person*                                                                                               

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