First aid 2017-04-07T11:50:40+00:00

First aid

Course summary

Remote Emergency Care Level 3 / Rescue & Incident Management Training

Duration : 5 Days

Outdoor First Aid

A 5  day course that is recognised by  ISKGA , BCU, RYA and other outdoor governing bodies. On this course we focus on dealing with incidents far from medical help with the minimal equipment you would carry while participating in or leading outdoor activities in the marine environment. Again the emphasis is on practical skills with plenty of hands-on practice including lots of  marine outdoor scenarios.

Future courses can be tailored to the requirements of special interest groups, for example climbers, mountain leaders, paddlesports instructors or divemasters.

A holistic 5 day course covering the REC Level 3 Outdoor First Aid and followed by on the water scenarios and Incident management. A fantastic course for any level of paddler. It is a Generic module for International Sea Kayaking Guide Association and this course is a module for the ISKGA Coastal Guide. The Incident management element of this course will be counted towards two of the days of  the ISKGA  Incident management module. 

 Location and times

We meet between 09:00 – 09:30 at Sea Kayaking Cornwall, Dove House, Tregoniggie TR11 4SN. We will sit down in our briefing room at 9:30 to discuss individual needs and desires and get to meet everyone on the course. The finish time may vary depending on the chosen launch location and the plan for the day but we normally aim to finish around 16:00.
Sea Kayaking Cornwall is located on the edge of Falmouth. Follow signs to Falmouth which will take you passed ASDA. Continue on until the next roundabout with cannons on. Take the second exit towards Budock Water. Continue straight across the next roundabout.   After about 200m turn left into Tregoniggie ind estate. We are down the hill on the left.

 

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What it includes

The course fee includes equipment if required. The equipment we can supply are wetsuits, thermal tops, water proof kayaking jackets, buoyancy aids, helmets, spray decks and of course kayaks and paddles. We use quality equipment maintained to a high standard to ensure you are comfortable and safe out on the water.  The fee also includes transport during the course if required. We also have hot showers and a drying room for you to use.  Our base has navigation equipment and a multimedia classroom to utilise for briefings and classes.  During your course our kitchen has an endless supply of fresh coffee and tea to get you started each morning.  We also have secure kayak storage if required during your time with us.

For the First aid element of the course it will include a First Aid Manual and Course Notes and a Resuscitation Mask / Face Shield.